Criminology: A Canadian Perspective: A Canadian Perspective by Rick LindenCriminology: A Canadian Perspective: A Canadian Perspective by Rick Linden

Criminology: A Canadian Perspective: A Canadian Perspective

byRick Linden

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Now in its eighth edition, this market-leading introductory criminology offers a strongbalance of theoretical perspectives composed by an outstanding list of contributing authors.It is the most solid and accessible introduction to the discipline available.Criminology provides students with basic background information about crime as well as a clear understanding of all the major theories of criminology, including sociological and psychological explanations. It concludes with a discussion of the most serious and frequent types of crime. Written by Canadians for Canadians, Criminology, Eighth Edition, continues to present the work of this country's foremost criminologists in combination with the most relevant research from around the world.
Title:Criminology: A Canadian Perspective: A Canadian PerspectiveFormat:PaperbackDimensions:608 pages, 10 × 7.94 × 0.75 inPublished:January 16, 2015Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176562060

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Table of Contents

Part One: Crime and SocietyChapter 1: Crime, Criminals, and CriminologyChapter 2: The Social Context of Dispute Settlement and the Rise of LawChapter 3: Criminal LawChapter 4: Counting CrimeChapter 5: Correlates of Criminal BehaviourChapter 6: Feminism and CriminologyChapter 7: Victimology, Victim Services, and Victim Rights in CanadaPart Two: Explanations of CrimeChapter 8: Early Theories of CriminologyChapter 9: Psychological Perspectives on CriminologyChapter 10: Strain TheoriesChapter 11: Conflict TheoriesChapter 12: Contemporary Critical CriminologyChapter 13: Interactionist TheoriesChapter 14: Social Control TheoryChapter 15: Deterrence, Routine Activity, and Rational Choice TheoriesPart Three: Patterns of Criminal BehaviourChapter 16: Organized CrimeChapter 17: Corporate and White-Collar CrimeChapter 18: Cybercrime and Cyberdeviance