Contemporary Masters in Criminology

Hardcover | August 31, 1995

EditorJoan McCord, John H. Laub

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Reflecting a diversity of thought and intellectual power, this unique volume provides undergraduate students with an important historical context and demonstrates the continuity of many issues in the fields of criminology and criminal justice. Commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the American Society of Criminology, this volume contains previously published articles by the society's president-many of whom are the leading thinkers in the field. Articles examine the philosophy of punishment, policing, the politics of crime and crime control, criminological theory, drug use, white-collar crime, female crime, the study of deviance, parole, prediction studies, and criminal justice policy.

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Reflecting a diversity of thought and intellectual power, this unique volume provides undergraduate students with an important historical context and demonstrates the continuity of many issues in the fields of criminology and criminal justice. Commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the American Society of Criminology, this v...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:425 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0 inPublished:August 31, 1995Publisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 10:0306449609

ISBN - 13:9780306449604

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Structuring Society: The Study of Deviant Behavior: Where the Action Is; A.J. Reiss, Jr. Class, Conflict, and Criminalization; A.T. Turk. Policing Society: Crime, the Criminal, and Society; W. Dienstein. Police and Human Relations and Management; J.P. Kenney. Trial by Jury: An Outmoded Relic? C.L. Newman. Varieties of Criminal Behavior: The DaytoDay Criminality of Heroin Addicts in Baltimore-A Study in the Continuity of Offense Rates; J.C. Ball, et al. The Homosexual as a Crime Victim; E. Sagarin, D.E.J. MacNamara. Sources of Crime: Criminal Behavior and Learning Theory; R.L. Akers, et al. Social Learning and Deviant Behavior: A Specific Test of a General Theory; R.L. Akers. Punishments, Treatment, and Prevention of Crime: The Just Desserts vs. the Medical Model; M.E. Wolfgang. Science and Politics as Criminologists' Vocations; D. Glaser. Halfway Houses and Parole: A National Assessment; E. Latessa, H.E. Allen. Introduction to Delinquency and Community: Creating Opportunities and Controls; A.D. Miller, L.E. Ohlin. Criminology as Public Policy: Assessment and Prediction Methods in Crime and Delinquency; D.M. Gottfredson. In Fear of Each Other; S. Dinitz. 6 additional articles. Appendixes. Index.