Criminology In Canada: Theories, Typologies, And Patterns

Paperback | February 25, 2009

byLarry J. Siegel, Chris Mccormick

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Canada's best selling introductory criminology text, Criminology in Canada, is now even more popular in its 4th edition. Carefully structured to cover relevant material in a comprehensive, balanced, and objective fashion, the text is a favourite among students and teachers alike. Readers will find their learning experience is enhanced by many unique study aids and engaging cases. Completely updated to reflect the most recent evolution of crime and theory, students will learn about such issues as Internet pornography, computer crime, "collective efficacy", longitudinal surveys, the effects of child abuse, workplace violence, CCTC and surveillance. The dynamic nature of criminology is illustrated through the inclusion of major research studies, Supreme Court rulings, and governmental policy. The authors have been praised for their clear writing style making this text one that students will want to hold on to for years to come.

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Canada's best selling introductory criminology text, Criminology in Canada, is now even more popular in its 4th edition. Carefully structured to cover relevant material in a comprehensive, balanced, and objective fashion, the text is a favourite among students and teachers alike. Readers will find their learning experience is enhanced ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:584 pages, 10.88 × 8.41 × 0.94 inPublished:February 25, 2009Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176472754

ISBN - 13:9780176472757

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Table of Contents

Section 1: Concepts of Crime, Law, and Criminology Chapter 1: Crime and Criminology Chapter 2: The Criminal Law and Its Process Chapter 3: The Nature and Extent of Crime Chapter 4: Victims and Victimization Section 2: Theories of Crime Causation Chapter 5: Choice Theory Chapter 6: Trait Theories Chapter 7: Social Structure Theories Chapter 8: Social Process Theories Chapter 9: Social Conflict Theory Chapter 10: Integrated Theories Section 3: Crime Typologies Chapter 11: Violent Crime Chapter 12: Property Crimes Chapter 13: Crimes of Power: White-Collar, Corporate, and Organized Crime Chapter 14: Public Order Crimes: Legislating Morality Notes Photo Credits Index