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Key perspectives in criminology

by John J. Tierney

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Published by Open University Press in Maidenhead .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology,
  • Terminology,
  • Criminology

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Tierney
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6025 .T54 2009eb
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] /
    Pagination1 online resource (172 p.)
    Number of Pages172
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27066550M
    ISBN 100335240585, 0335229131, 033522914X, 1282382640
    ISBN 109780335240586, 9780335229130, 9780335229147, 9781282382640
    OCLC/WorldCa646856455

    Key perspectives in criminology. Add to My Bookmarks Export citation. Type Book Author(s) Tierney, John Date Publisher Open University Press Pub place Maidenhead ISBN , X ISBN , ,,, Advancing Critical Criminology constitutes a timely addition to the growing body of knowledge on critical criminology scholarship. DeKeseredy and Perry have assembled a volume that provides scholars with an in-depth review of the extant literature on several major branches of criminology as well as examples of how critical criminologists apply their theoretical perspectives to substantive.

    ALTERNATIVE PERSPECTIVES IN CRIMINOLOGY As requested by the supervisor in preparation for a speech at the National Convention Center. Included in the information will be the subject matter on four of the perspectives of criminology. One of the most important things to remember and know about criminology is that there are many ways to go about solving problems and making decisions in criminology. ‘Key issues’ systematically examines fresh data on onset age, offender prevalence, violence specialization, crime seriousness, career duration, offending frequency, co-offending, chronicity, and developmental trajectories of crime careers. ‘Key issues’ is the best book .

    from the sociology departments in which they originated. The growth in criminology programs was matched by the development of scores of new criminology journals and by the increased prominence of professional organizations devoted to criminology – such as the American Society of Criminology (Akers ; Vaughn et al. ). This book is a ‘one-stop shop.’” A new section dedicated entirely to feminist perspectives introduces students to feminist models of crime and underscores the importance of examining research related to female offending. and tables have all been updated to demonstrate the most recent trends in criminology. KEY FEATURES.


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