By Robert M. Bohm, Brenda L. Vogel

ISBN-10: 0495807508

ISBN-13: 9780495807506

This slender quantity bargains a complete survey of the key criminological and delinquency theories, together with their philosophical foundations, coverage implications, empirical aid, and criticisms. A PRIMER ON CRIME AND DELINQUENCY thought can be utilized as a chief textual content or as a complement for different texts, anthologies, or collections of magazine articles.

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1974:31–32). Taylor et al. (1974:35). See Taylor et al. (1974:11, 19–21, 26, 32); Gouldner (1971); Davis (1975). Rafter (1997:239–240) claims that psychiatrists used the concept of psychopathy to wrest Copyright 2010 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved. May not be copied, scanned, or duplicated, in whole or in part. Due to electronic rights, some third party content may be suppressed from the eBook and/or eChapter(s). Editorial review has deemed that any suppressed content does not materially affect the overall learning experience.

All Rights Reserved. May not be copied, scanned, or duplicated, in whole or in part. Due to electronic rights, some third party content may be suppressed from the eBook and/or eChapter(s). Editorial review has deemed that any suppressed content does not materially affect the overall learning experience. Cengage Learning reserves the right to remove additional content at any time if subsequent rights restrictions require it. 30 CHAPTER 3 behaviors are defined as criminal whereas other, similar behaviors are not.

Due to electronic rights, some third party content may be suppressed from the eBook and/or eChapter(s). Editorial review has deemed that any suppressed content does not materially affect the overall learning experience. Cengage Learning reserves the right to remove additional content at any time if subsequent rights restrictions require it. 31 However, as much as it may be in everyone’s interest to be protected from criminal violence, in a society in which the distribution of property is inequitable, it may not be in everyone’s interest to have the present distribution of property protected.

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