The subculture of violence: towards an integrated theory in criminology

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Sage Publications, Mar 1, 1982 - Social Science - 387 pages
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A re-issue of the 1967 classic. Since the book was first published, the subculture of violence hypothesis has been widely accepted. The book is a forceful statement of the need to integrate social science knowledge across the artificial boundaries of scholarly disciplines. Literature from sociology, biology, psychiatry and law is drawn together to create a model of criminal behaviour that has proved to be of use to scientist and policy-maker alike. 'The work provides a comprehensive survey and analytical discussion of studies concerned with aggression, violence, and homicide.' -- Adolescence 'Since the first edition in 1967 this book has become a classic in the criminological literature and has been

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Contents

THE MEANING OF INTEGRATION
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NOTES AND REFERENCES
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MAJOR RESEARCH TRENDS IN CRIMINOLOGY
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MARVIN E. WOLFGANG is a Professor of Criminology and Law at the University of Pennsylvania.

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