Criminology by Stephen JonesCriminology by Stephen Jones


byStephen Jones

Paperback | May 6, 2017

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The new sixth edition of Criminology provides students with a comprehensive analysis of the major criminological theories. Drawing on a wide range of research in order to consider both sociological and psychological explanations of criminal behaviour, Jones poses the important questions,inviting readers to critically engage with the subject. Thoroughly referenced and written in a clear and accessible style, this book provides the firm foundation of knowledge that students need to develop a strong and secure understanding of criminological theory.
Stephen Jones is Honorary Senior Lecturer at the School of Law, University of Bristol, UK.
Title:CriminologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:472 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.98 inPublished:May 6, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198768966

ISBN - 13:9780198768968

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Table of Contents

Introduction - Criminology: its origins and research methodsPart I: Crime and Crime Control: Alternative Discourses1. Crime: definitions and conflicting images2. The statistics on crime and their meaning3. The media and 'Law and order'Part II: Sociological Explanations of Crime4. The classical and positivist traditions5. Crime and the environment6. Poverty, anomie and strain7. Subcultural theories8. Interactionism and phenomenology9. Conflict, Marxist and radical theories of crime10. Realist criminology and victims11. Theories of control12. Gender and crimePART III: Biological and Psychological Aspects of Crime13. Biological factors and crime14. Intelligence, mental disorder and crime15. Personality theories16. Violent, aggressive and sexual offences