Criminological Theory: A Genetic-Social Approach by T. OwenCriminological Theory: A Genetic-Social Approach by T. Owen

Criminological Theory: A Genetic-Social Approach

byT. Owen

Hardcover | April 29, 2014

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In an age of rapid advances in behavioural genetics, this book applies a unique genetic-social framework to the study of crime and criminal behaviour. Drawing upon evidence from evolutionary psychology and behavioural genetics, it offers an up-to-date and balanced account of the mutuality between genes and environment.
Tim Owen is Senior Lecturer in Criminology at the University of Central Lancashire, UK. His recent books include Social Theory and Human Biotechnology and Reconstructing Postmodernism: Critical Debates (co-edited with Jason L. Powell), and his main research interest lies in building bridges between the biological and social sciences.
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Title:Criminological Theory: A Genetic-Social ApproachFormat:HardcoverDimensions:206 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.8 inPublished:April 29, 2014Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230278507

ISBN - 13:9780230278509

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Transitions in Criminological and Social Theory 3. Constructing a Genetic-Social Framework 4. An Application of the Meta Theoretical Framework to the Study of Crime and Criminal Behaviour Concluding Observations