Criminology

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Oxford University Press, 2017 - Criminology - 480 pages
The new sixth edition of Criminology provides students with a comprehensive analysis of the major criminological theories. Drawing on a wide range of research in order to consider both sociological and psychological explanations of criminal behaviour, Jones poses the important questions,inviting readers to critically engage with the subject. Thoroughly referenced and written in a clear and accessible style, this book provides the firm foundation of knowledge that students need to develop a strong and secure understanding of criminological theory.
 

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Criminology
Stephen Jones - 2017 - 472 pages
The new sixth edition of Criminology provides students with a comprehensive analysis of the major criminological theories. Drawing on a wide range of
research in order to consider both sociological and psychological explanations of criminal behaviour, Jones poses the important questions,inviting readers to critically engage with the subject. Thoroughly referenced and written in a clear and accessible style, this book provides the firm foundation of knowledge that students need to develop a strong and secure understanding of criminological theory. 

Contents

its origins and research methods
1
Alternative Discourses
11
PART II Sociological Explanations of Crime
73
PART III Biological and Psychological Aspects of Crime
265
And finally
368
Bibliography
372
Name Index
433
Subject Index
442
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Stephen Jones is Honorary Senior Lecturer in the School of Law at the University of Bristol.

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