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A comprehensive yet highly accessible introduction to the study of crime and criminological theory.

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Ideal for undergraduate courses in criminology–especially those taught from a critical perspective– Criminology: A Sociological ApproachSixth Edition, is a comprehensive yet highly accessible introduction to the study of crime and criminological theory. Authors Piers Beirne and James W. Messerschmidt present the topic from a sociological standpoint, emphasizing the social construction of crime and showing how crime criminologj to gender, class, race, and age.

Providing students with a strong theoretical foundation, the book also addresses historical, feminist, and comparative perspectives and highlights the major types of crime and victimization patterns. Potter, Eastern Kentucky University. The book is very user-friendly, and will appeal visually to today’s students.


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New to this Edition New and up-to-date empirical data Covers areas not included in many criminology texts, like cultural criminology, green criminology, whiteness and crime, the rape-war connection, Ponzi schemes, domestic right-wing terrorism, and state-sanctioned torture.

Previous Publication Date s February August Reviews ” Criminology is the most comprehensive, logically organized, and coherently presented book on the market. Potter, Eastern Kentucky University “Beirne and Messerschmidt clearly offer far more in the way of examples and case studies than my current text. Introduction to Criminology 1.

Data Do Not Speak for Themselves! Of Crimes and Punishments Bentham: Punishment and the Panopticon Toward the Disciplinary Society 3. The Conflict Tradition Preview Keywords 7. Criminolpgy and Crime 9. Property Crime Preview Key Terms Interpersonal Violence Preview Key Terms Political Crime Preview Key Terms Comparative Criminology Preview Key Terms Subcultural Theories Krista S.


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