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Readings In Contemporary Criminological Theory
Peter Cordella, ed.; Larry Siegel, ed.

Northeastern University Press
1996 • 432 pp. 6 x 9"
Criminal Justice / Law / Criminal Behavior

$26.00 Paperback, 978-1-55553-224-6

An anthology of 24 essays on major developments in contemporary criminological theory

Divided into five sections, each with a contextualizing introduction by the volume editors, the collection covers in turn rational choice theories, including routine activities and situational crime prevention; biosocial and psychological theories, including criminal anthropology and arousal theory; sociological theories, including ecological and anomie theories; integrated theories; and conflict theories, including left realism, feminist criminology, and restorative justice. Taken together, these readings make a significant contribution to both the classical and contemporary debates about criminological theory.

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