Crime and criminology: an introduction
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.
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The Study of Crime
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action activity approach areas argued associated Australia basic biological capitalist Cause of crime chapter classical commit concept concern consensus conservative contemporary context crime control Crime prevention criminal behaviour criminal justice system criminalisation criminological theory critical criminology critique cultural debate defined definition of crime deviant dominant dominion economic emphasis example explain factors female offenders feminism feminist criminology Focus of analysis Furthermore gender groups harm human idea impact individual inequality institutions intervention issues juvenile labelling perspective labelling theory law-and-order Left Realism linked male marginalisation Marxist criminology means moral nature norms notion opportunities particular person police political positivism positivist post-modern problem programmes psychological punishment radical radical criminology reflected reform reintegrative shaming relationship republican theory Response to crime restorative justice Right criminology role social society specific stigmatisation strain theory street crime structural theorists types victimisation violence white-collar crime women working-class young