CrimComics Issue 2: Biology and Criminality

Paperback | November 1, 2016

byKrista S. Gehring

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CrimComics offers a new way to approach criminological theory by engaging students with impactful, highly visual illustrated texts. Each CrimComics Issue traces the development of the theory - placing it in social and political context - and demonstrates its application to the real world. Thelast page of each Issue features review questions and key terms.Issue 2, Biology and Criminology, introduces students to how biology has been used to explain criminal behavior. Part I of this issue traces early biological theories of crime and Part II discusses current biosocial approaches used to understand criminality. Other issues include Issue 1: Origins ofCriminology and Issue 3: Classical and Neoclassical Criminology.

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CrimComics offers a new way to approach criminological theory by engaging students with impactful, highly visual illustrated texts. Each CrimComics Issue traces the development of the theory - placing it in social and political context - and demonstrates its application to the real world. Thelast page of each Issue features review ques...

Krista S. Gehring is an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Houston-Downtown. Michael R. Batista is a professional freelance illustrator.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 10.31 × 6.61 × 0.79 inPublished:November 1, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0190207159

ISBN - 13:9780190207151

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"I think students will be thrilled to have CrimComics, something fresh and original that has been adapted to their generation of learners." --Anna Devita, University of North Carolina, Charlotte