Author: J. Robert Lilly,Kevin M. Beaver
Publisher: Sage Publications, Incorporated
Category: Social Science
View: 8426We offer these texts bundled together at a discount for your students! J. Robert Lilly, Criminological Theory: Context and Consequences Sixth Edition Offering a rich introduction to how scholars analyze crime, Criminological Theory: Context and Consequences moves readers beyond a commonsense knowledge of crime to a deeper understanding of the importance of theory in shaping crime control policies. The Sixth Edition of the authors' clear, accessible, and thoroughly revised text covers traditional and contemporary theory within a larger sociological and historical context. It includes new sources that assess the empirical status of the major theories, as well as updated coverage of crime control policies and their connection to criminological theory. Kevin M. Beaver, The Nurture Versus Biosocial Debate in Criminology: On the Origins of Criminal Behavior and Criminality The Nurture Versus Biosocial Debate in Criminology: On the Origins of Criminal Behavior and Criminality takes a contemporary approach to address the sociological and the biological positions of human behavior by allowing preeminent scholars in criminology to speak to the effects of each on a range of topics. The text aims to facilitate an open and honest debate between the more traditional criminologists who focus primarily on environmental factors and contemporary biosocial criminologists who examine the interplay between biology/genetics and environmental factors. Please contact your Sales Representative for more information.