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Criminological Theory | Edition: 5

Criminological Theory | Edition: 5

Author: Frank P. Williams III, Marilyn D. McShane
ISBN: 9780135154618
publisher: Prentice Hall
publisher Date: 01/16/2009
Price: 66.4
eBookPrice: 0
Schools: Unversity of Mississippi
Description: Now in its fifth edition, Criminological Theory continues to offer readers a clear, concise, and authoritative introduction to theories of crime, past and present. The book features a consistent and reader-friendly organization, presenting each theory’s social and intellectual heritage, perspective and assumptions, and major concepts. Criminological Theory, fifth edition, is an ideal choice for a primary undergraduate crime theory text or as an invaluable reference when preparing for graduate comprehensive exams.New to this edition: Updates on current crime theories reflect the latest theoretical developments in the field Critical thinking questions as the end of each chapter stimulate class discussion and challenge readers to apply the theories to today’s society Additional examples throughout connect crime theories to real life