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An introduction to criminological theory

Author: Roger Hopkins Burke
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Willan Pub., 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Includes chapters on crime and the postmodern condition, cultural criminology, globalisation and the risk society, and radical communitarian criminology. This interdisciplinary text recognises the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Hopkins Burke
ISBN: 9781843925699 1843925699 9781843924074 1843924072
OCLC Number: 651499568
Notes: University of KwaZulu-Natal Library notes:
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Description: xi, 411 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction: Crime and Modernity Part 1: The Rational Actor Model of Crime and Criminal Behaviour 2. Classical Criminology 3. Populist Conservative Criminology 4. Contemporary Rational Actor Theories Part 2: The Predestined Actor Model of Crime and Criminal Behaviour 5. Biological Positivism 6. Psychological Positivism 7. Sociological Positivism 8. Women and Positivism Part 3: The Victimised Actor Model of Crime and Criminal Behaviour 9. Labelling Theories 10. Conflict and Radical Theories 11. The Gendered Criminal 12. Critical Criminology Part 4: Integrated Theories of Crime and Criminal Behaviour 13. Socio-biological Theories 14. Environmental Theories 15. Social Control Theories 16. Left Realism Part 5: Crime and Criminal Behaviour in the Age of Moral Uncertainty 17. Crime and the Postmodern Condition 18. Cultural Criminology and the Schizophrenia of Crime 19. Crime, Globalisation and the Risk Society 20. Conclusion: Crime Radical Moral Communitarian Criminology
Responsibility: Roger Hopkins Burke.
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u960558
(Sirsi) a960558
(Sirsi) 960558
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