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Criminological theory : context and consequences

Author: J Robert Lilly; Francis T Cullen; Richard A Ball
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
Database: WorldCat
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Offering an introduction to how scholars analyze crime, this Fifth Edition of the authors' clear, accessible text moves readers beyond commonsense knowledge of crime to a deeper understanding of the importance of theory in shaping crime control policies. --from publisher description.
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Title: Criminological theory : context and consequences /
Database Name: WorldCat
All Authors / Contributors: J Robert Lilly; Francis T Cullen; Richard A Ball
ISBN: 9781412981453; 141298145X
Notes: Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Content: The context and consequences of theory -- The search for the "criminal man" -- Rejecting individualism: the Chicago School -- Crime in American society: anomie and strain theories -- Society as insulation: the origins of control theory -- The complexity of control: Hirschi's two theories and beyond -- The irony of state intervention: labeling theory -- Social power and construction of crime: conflict theory -- New directions in critical theory -- The gendering of criminology: feminist theory -- Crimes of the powerful: theories of white-collar crime -- Bringing punishment back in: conservative criminology -- Choosing crime in everyday life: routine activity and rational choice theories -- The search for the "criminal man" revisited: biosocial theories -- The development of criminals: life-course theories.

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Description: xiv, 489 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: The context and consequences of theory -- The search for the "criminal man" -- Rejecting individualism: the Chicago School -- Crime in American society: anomie and strain theories -- Society as insulation: the origins of control theory -- The complexity of control: Hirschi's two theories and beyond -- The irony of state intervention: labeling theory -- Social power and construction of crime: conflict theory -- New directions in critical theory -- The gendering of criminology: feminist theory -- Crimes of the powerful: theories of white-collar crime -- Bringing punishment back in: conservative criminology -- Choosing crime in everyday life: routine activity and rational choice theories -- The search for the "criminal man" revisited: biosocial theories -- The development of criminals: life-course theories.
Responsibility: J. Robert Lilly, Francis T. Cullen, Richard A. Ball.
Year: ©2011.
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications,
Standard Numbers: LCCN: 2010033655; National Library: 015635041
Class Descriptors: LC Class No.: HV6018; Dewey No.: 364.973
Actions: Actions: Self-Renewing Date: 2017 MARC code for Institution: UoY
OCLC No.: 654816170
Local System Bib Number:
(Sirsi) i9781412981453
(Sirsi) 1193140

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Offering an introduction to how scholars analyze crime, this Fifth Edition of the authors' clear, accessible text moves readers beyond commonsense knowledge of crime to a deeper understanding of the importance of theory in shaping crime control policies. --from publisher description.
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