Biosocial Criminology

A Primer

Author: Kevin M. Beaver

Publisher: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780757597244

Category: Social Science

Page: 263

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Introduction to Criminology

Theories, Methods, and Criminal Behavior

Author: Frank E. Hagan

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1412979714

Category: Social Science

Page: 553

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Introduction to Criminology, Seventh Edition is a comprehensive introduction to the study of criminology designed for an introductory undergraduate courses. The book focuses on the vital core of criminological theory--theory, method, and criminal behavior. Hagan investigates all forms of criminal activity, such as organized crime, white collar crime, political crime, and environmental crime. He explains the methods of operation, the effects on society, and how various theories account for criminal behavior. New to this edition: Expansion of material on psycho-social and bio-social theories Additional coverage of terrorism in Ch. 11, along with ethics in the research methods chapter, Ch. 2 New chapter on Cybercrime New Epilogue on the future of crime and the newest criminological theories New Career Feature Boxes New Crime Files Feature Boxes End-of-Chapter Web Research Exercises New full-color design and photo program In-text links to study site Expanded study site resources including video of the author and original podcasts recorded by the author for each chapter Blackboard and Web CT compatibility
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Introduction to Criminology

Why Do They Do It?

Author: Pamela J. Schram,Stephen G. Tibbetts

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1506347576

Category: Social Science

Page: 616

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Introduction to Criminology, Why Do They Do It?, Second Edition, by Pamela J. Schram Stephen G. Tibbetts, offers a contemporary and integrated discussion of the key theories that help us understand crime in the 21st century. With a focus on why offenders commit crimes, this bestseller skillfully engages students with real-world cases and examples to help students explore the fundamentals of criminology. To better align with how instructors actually teach this course, coverage of violent and property crimes has been integrated into the theory chapters, so students can clearly understand the application of theory to criminal behavior. Unlike other introductory criminology textbooks, the Second Edition discusses issues of diversity in each chapter and covers many contemporary topics that are not well represented in other texts, such as feminist criminology, cybercrime, hate crimes, white-collar crime, homeland security, and identity theft. Transnational comparisons regarding crime rates and the methods other countries use to deal with crime make this edition the most universal to date and a perfect companion for those wanting to learn about criminology in context.
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The Routledge International Handbook of Biosocial Criminology

Author: Matt DeLisi,Michael G Vaughn

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317936744

Category: Psychology

Page: 660

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Biosocial criminology is an interdisciplinary field that aims to explain crime and antisocial behavior by exploring both biological factors and environmental factors. Since the mapping of the human genome, scientists have been able to study the biosocial causes of human behaviour with the greatest specificity. After decades of almost exclusive sociological focus, criminology has undergone a paradigm shift where the field is more interdisciplinary and this book combines perspectives from criminology and sociology with contributions from fields such as genetics, neuropsychology, and evolutionary psychology. The Routledge International Handbook of Biosocial Criminology is the largest and most comprehensive work of its kind, and is organized into five sections that collectively span the terrain of biosocial research on antisocial behavior. Bringing together leading experts from around the world, this book considers the criminological, genetic and neuropsychological foundations of offending, as well as the legal and criminal justice applications of biosocial criminological theory. The handbook is essential reading for students, researchers, and practitioners from across the social, behavioural, and natural sciences who are engaged in the study of antisocial behaviour.
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Biosocial Criminology: Oxford Bibliographies Online Research Guide

Author: Oxford University Press

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780199803255

Category: Social Science

Page: 20

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This ebook is a selective guide designed to help scholars and students of criminology find reliable sources of information by directing them to the best available scholarly materials in whatever form or format they appear from books, chapters, and journal articles to online archives, electronic data sets, and blogs. Written by a leading international authority on the subject, the ebook provides bibliographic information supported by direct recommendations about which sources to consult and editorial commentary to make it clear how the cited sources are interrelated related. A reader will discover, for instance, the most reliable introductions and overviews to the topic, and the most important publications on various areas of scholarly interest within this topic. In criminology, as in other disciplines, researchers at all levels are drowning in potentially useful scholarly information, and this guide has been created as a tool for cutting through that material to find the exact source you need. This ebook is a static version of an article from Oxford Bibliographies Online: Criminology, a dynamic, continuously updated, online resource designed to provide authoritative guidance through scholarship and other materials relevant to the study and practice of criminology. Oxford Bibliographies Online covers most subject disciplines within the social science and humanities, for more information visit www.aboutobo.com.
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Crime and Public Policy

Author: James Q. Wilson,Joan Petersilia

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199315043

Category: Law

Page: 656

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Crime in the United States has fluctuated considerably over the past thirty years, as have the policy approaches to deal with it. During this time criminologists and other scholars have helped to shed light on the role of incarceration, prevention, drugs, guns, policing, and numerous other aspects to crime control. Yet the latest research is rarely heard in public discussions and is often missing from the desks of policymakers. This book accessibly summarizes the latest scientific information on the causes of crime and evidence about what does and does not work to control it. Thoroughly revised and updated, this new version of Crime and Public Policy will include twenty chapters and five new substantial entries. As with previous editions, each essay reviews the existing literature, discusses the methodological rigor of the studies, identifies what policies and programs the studies suggest, and then points to policies now implemented that fail to reflect the evidence. The chapters cover the principle institutions of the criminal justice system (juvenile justice, police, prisons, probation and parole, sentencing), how broader aspects of social life inhibit or encourage crime (biology, schools, families, communities), and topics currently generating a great deal of attention (criminal activities of gangs, sex offenders, prisoner reentry, changing crime rates). With contributions from trusted, leading scholars, Crime and Public Policy offers the most comprehensive and balanced guide to how the latest and best social science research informs the understanding of crime and its control for policymakers, community leaders, and students of crime and criminal justice.
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Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Crime and Criminology, Expanded

Author: Thomas Hickey,Thomas J. Hickey

Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Dushkin

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 436

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A debate-style reader provides an introduction to controversial issues in crime and criminal justice, followed by arguments presenting opposing viewpoints on the topic.
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Biosocial Criminology

New Directions in Theory and Research

Author: Anthony Walsh,Kevin M. Beaver

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 285

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Designed to bring criminology into the 21st century by showing how leading criminologists have integrated aspects of the biological sciences into their discipline. This book covers behavior and molecular genetics, epigenetics, evolutionary biology, and neuroscience, and apply them to various correlates of crime such as age, race, and gender.
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The Ashgate Research Companion to Biosocial Theories of Crime

Author: Professor Anthony Walsh,Professor Kevin M Beaver

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 1409494705

Category: Social Science

Page: 460

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This work spans multiple levels of analysis and thus multiple disciplines, offering an essential overview of the current state of research in the field. The authors are experts in a variety of disciplines (sociology, psychology, biology, criminal justice, and neuroscience), but they all have in common a strong interest in criminal behaviour. This unique book is essential and accessible reading for all students and scholars in the field.
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Rational choice

Author: Volker Kunz

Publisher: Campus Verlag

ISBN: 9783593372372

Category: Political science

Page: 175

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Kriminologie im Deutschen Kaiserreich

Geschichte einer gebrochenen Verwissenschaftlichung

Author: Silviana Galassi

Publisher: Franz Steiner Verlag

ISBN: 9783515083522

Category: History

Page: 452

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Warum werden Verbrechen begangen? Steckt das Bose in den biologischen Anlagen oder ist das soziale Umfeld fuer die Kriminalitat verantwortlich? Gibt es geborene Verbrecher? Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts werden diese Fragen zum Ausgangspunkt einer neuen Wissenschaft, der Kriminologie. Warum beginnen Mediziner und Soziologen gerade zu dieser Zeit, Kriminalitat wissenschaftlich zu erforschen? Welche Theorien werden entwickelt und diskutiert? Und welche Rolle spielt die Kriminalpolitik bei der Entwicklung der neuen Wissenschaft? Ist die Kriminologie an der Wende vom 19. zum 20. Jahrhundert ueberhaupt eine Wissenschaft? Diese Fragen werden hier fuer das Deutsche Kaiserreich erstmals eingehend und auf einer sehr breiten Quellengrundlage untersucht. eine "anregend geschriebene Studie. a Die durch das Konzept der Verwissenschaftlichung gewonnenen Schluesse sind sehr geeignet, auch die fortgeschrittene Diskussion zur Geschichte der Kriminologie zu bereichern." H-Soz-Kult.
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Criminology

new concerns : essays in honor of Hans W. Mattick

Author: Edward Sagarin

Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 191

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Criminal Justice

Author: James A. Fagin

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: 9780205453368

Category: Social Science

Page: 583

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Jim Fagin brings expansive law enforcement and teaching experience and expertise to this highly applied text, which introduces students to the real world of criminal justice. The 2005 Update incorporates the latest developments with the Department of Homeland Security, the impact of the U.S. fight against terrorism on the criminal justice system, and how the outcome of the 2004 Presidential Election is likely to impact the criminal justice system. Fagin uses clear and simple examples drawn from decades of experience to bring criminal justice alive for students, and he places the criminal justice system in the broader context of American government. Fagin's diverse background lends itself beautifully to introductory text authorship! He is a recognized educator in the administration of justice; an expert in areas of contemporary concern, such as transnational terrorism, computer crime, and computer technologies in criminal justice; and has hands-on experience in law enforcement. No other introductory criminal justice author is as qualified to present the entire picture of terrorism and its impact on the criminal justice system.
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Panelanalyse

Grundlagen, Techniken, Beispiele

Author: Uwe Engel,Jost Reinecke

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3110857200

Category: Social Science

Page: 336

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Gesammelte Schriften

"Zur Kritik der instrumentellen Vernunft" und "Notizen 1949-1969"

Author: Max Horkheimer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783596273805

Category: Philosophy

Page: 443

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Das Panoptikum

Author: Jeremy Bentham

Publisher: Matthes & Seitz Berlin Verlag

ISBN: 388221113X

Category: Philosophy

Page: 221

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Überwachen und Strafen Im Panoptikum, Jeremy Benthams idealem Gefängnis- und Erziehungsbau, werden die Delinquenten permanenter Überwachung durch einen Aufseher unterzogen, der im Mittelpunkt eines kreisförmigen Gebäudes sitzt. Aber zu welchem Zweck? Michel Foucault interpretierte in seinem Werk Überwachen und Strafen (1975) Benthams Bau als Prototyp für die latente Perversion bürgerlicher Aufklärung, die Schizophrenie eines Liberalismus, der stets das Gute will und stets das Böse schafft. Aber stimmt das wirklich? Die erste deutsche Übersetzung von Panoptikum offenbart die Aktualität von Benthams Gedankenwelt. Als Begründer des Utilitarismus und Anhänger des Wirtschaftsliberalismus war er davon überzeugt, dass der Kapitalismus der wahre Schlüssel zum Glück des Menschen ist - und nichts anderes als den Weg zum Glück wollte er mit dem Panoptikum jedem Menschen ebnen. Ebook-Version ohne Interview mit Michel Foucault.
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