Crime and Criminology: An Introduction, Canadian Edition

Paperback | October 2, 2012

byRob White, Fiona Haines, Lauren Eisler

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Now in its second edition, this concise, comprehensive overview of Canadian criminology uses traditional and contemporary theories to explain the nature and causes of crime. By relating paradigms to recent cases, Crime and Criminology remains a current and remarkably accessible introduction toCanadian crime and theory.

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Now in its second edition, this concise, comprehensive overview of Canadian criminology uses traditional and contemporary theories to explain the nature and causes of crime. By relating paradigms to recent cases, Crime and Criminology remains a current and remarkably accessible introduction toCanadian crime and theory.

Canadian Adaptor: Lauren Eisler is an associate professor in the Criminology Department at the Brantford campus of Wilfrid Laurier University. Lauren is also the program coordinator of the criminology program at Wilfrid Laurier University. Australian edition authors: Rob White is a professor in the School of Sociology and Social W...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 9 × 7 × 0.59 inPublished:October 2, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195446895

ISBN - 13:9780195446890

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Table of Contents

1. The Study of Crime2. Classical Theory3. Biological and Psychological Positivism4. Sociological Positivism5. Labelling Perspectives6. Marxist Criminology7. Feminist Perspectives8. New Right Criminology9. Restorative Justice10. Critical Criminology11. Conclusion

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"This accessible and engaging text exposes students to a broad range of criminological perspectives and challenges them to think analytically, even critically, about issues of crime and its control." --Steven Bittle, University of Ottawa