Crime and criminology: an introduction

Front Cover
Oxford University Press, 2000 - Law - 242 pages
0 Reviews
This book identifies basic approaches within criminology, including classical, biological and psychological positivist, labeling, Marxist, feminist, republican, left realist, new right, and critical. The book discusses the strengths and weaknesses of each perspective and its contribution to the field as a whole.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

The Study of Crime
1
List of Charts
17
Classical Theory
20
Copyright

12 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2000)

Rob White is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Criminology Research Unit, School of Sociology and Social Work, University of Tasmania. Fiona Haines is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Criminology at the University of Melbourne.

Bibliographic information