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Criminological theory

Stephen G. Tibbetts

Criminological theory

a text/reader

by Stephen G. Tibbetts

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Published by SAGE in Los Angeles .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementStephen G. Tibbetts, Craig Hemmens
ContributionsHemmens, Craig
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV6018 .T53 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 789 p. :
Number of Pages789
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24461043M
ISBN 101412950376
ISBN 109781412950374
LC Control Number2009026432
OCLC/WorldCa303056045

Army, and worked in both state and federal correctional institutions. Responsibility: Stephen G. Sutherland Award. Particularly, the study of criminology targets why individuals commit crimes and why they behave in certain situations. His research interests include the pattern of capital crimes committed by U.

Criminology theory assists us in understanding why people commit crimes and enables us to attempt various courses of action in an effort to achieve that goal. Inhe collaborated in the production of the T. There are many theories in criminology. Marilyn D. He received his doctorate from Ohio State University in

Weerman and Machteld Hoeve. Here is a broad overview of some key theories: Rational choice theory: People generally act in their self-interest and make decisions to commit crime after weighing the potential risks including getting caught and punished against the rewards. Inhe collaborated in the production of the T. Army, and worked in both state and federal correctional institutions. He is the past treasurer of the American Society of Criminology.


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Criminological theory book

Being a 5th edition title, it is a culmination of the hard work and dedication of the authors to continue to update a well crafted text.

Inhe became a visiting professor at the University of Durham in England. Because of the punishment involved, we are deterred from committing the crime. Francis T. Biology, genetics, and evolution: Poor diet, mental illness, bad brain chemistry, and even evolutionary rewards for aggressive criminal conduct have been proposed as explanations for crime.

He has authored several monographs on community power structure and on correctional issues, and he has coedited two books on white-collar crime. The text was chosen as it covers major theories in a clear and accessible manner to undergraduates. His research interests include the pattern of capital crimes committed by U.

Also, I really like the contextual information provided with each theory as well as the implications of each theory, this is much better than Vold.

He received a Ph. Proctor "I assigned Lilly, Cullen, and Ball in this course. Choice Theory — Choice theory is the belief that individuals choose to commit a crime, looking at the opportunities before them, weighing the benefit versus the punishment, and deciding whether to proceed or not.

Criminological Theory : Context and Consequences

Theft of a television might receive a longer sentence than stealing millions through illegal business practices. He received a Ph. The middle class are also co-opted; they side with the elites rather the poor, thinking they might themselves rise to the top by supporting the status quo.

Here is a broad overview of some key theories: Rational choice theory: People generally act in their self-interest and make decisions to commit crime after weighing the potential risks including getting caught and punished against the rewards. He received his doctorate from Ohio State University in Inhis name was engraved on the Scholars Wall at Potomac State College as one of eight graduates of Potomac State to be so honored during the year history of the institution.

The 39 articles reflect both classic studies and state-of-the-art research. It provides the historical context to the theories and the authors [and] makes it easier for students to relate theory to reality.

He has coauthored several articles and book chapters with Richard A. Similar Items. Piquero and Stephen G. His work extends beyond criminology to include philosophy, history, and cultural analysis as well as organizational dynamics and evaluation research.

The authors always make the effort to stay up to date and incorporate the latest ideas, and students find their trawl through 20th century criminological theory the most accessible and informative. Sutherland Award. Drawing on the tenets of Routine Activity theory, Social Control theory is especially important when analyzing crime in impoverished areas.

Professor Cullen has published over works in the areas of criminological theory, corrections, white-collar crime, public opinion, and the measurement of sexual victimization. Read more. The book provides a chronological map tracing the development of each theory in relation to its predecessors and its role in the evolution of future theories.

Important Theories in Criminology: Why People Commit Crime

This cost-benefit analysis primarily focuses on the idea that we all have the choice to proceed with our actions. Army, and worked in both state and federal correctional institutions. He is the past treasurer of the American Society of Criminology.

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