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Title The handbook of criminological theory / edited by Alex R. Piquero
Published Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley-Blackwell, 2015
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Series Wiley handbooks in criminology and criminal justice
Wiley handbooks in criminology and criminal justice.
Contents ""Title Page""; ""Copyright Page""; ""Contents""; ""Notes on Contributors""; ""Chapter 1 Introduction: Theory and Contemporary Criminology""; ""Theoretical Science""; ""Theory Within Other Philosophies of the Enterprise""; ""Problem-solving criminology""; ""Verstehen analysis""; ""Descriptive criminology""; ""Critical work""; ""Nihilistic thinking""; ""Amelioration""; ""Summary""; ""References""; ""Chapter 2 Correlates of Crime""; ""Introduction""; ""Sex""; ""Age""; ""Race""; ""Temperament""; ""Personality""; ""Self-Control/Self-Regulation""; ""Family/Parenting Factors""; ""References""
""Further Readings""""Chapter 3 Theory Testing In Criminology""; ""Guidelines for Testing Criminological Theories""; ""1. Learn some skills""; ""2. Become familiar with the datasets used in the field""; ""3. Know the literature""; ""4. Ask a good question""; ""5. Get the right data""; ""6. Answer empirically the question you asked""; ""7. Rule out methodological artifacts""; ""8. Understand the implications of your work""; ""9. Seek advice and listen to it""; ""10. Select the right journal""; ""11. Expect to make revisions""; ""Conclusion""; ""References""; ""Chapter 4 Deterrence""
""Introduction""""Effect of Sanction Threat Perceptions on Crime""; ""Deterrence and the Police""; ""Size of police force and resources""; ""Policing strategies""; ""Deterrence and Imprisonment""; ""Imprisonment and reoffending""; ""Adult waiver""; ""Conclusions""; ""Notes""; ""References""; ""Chapter 5 Contemporary Biosocial Criminology: A Systematic Review of the Literature, 2000�2012""; ""What is Biosocial Criminology?""; ""Evolutionary criminology""; ""Biological criminology""; ""Behavior genetics""; ""Molecular genetics""; ""Neurocriminology""; ""The current focus""
""Literature Search Process and Inclusion Criteria""""Findings""; ""Evolutionary criminology findings""; ""Biological criminology findings""; ""Behavior genetic findings""; ""Molecular genetic findings""; ""Discussion""; ""Notes""; ""References""; ""Chapter 6 A Developmental Perspective on Adolescent Risk-Taking and Criminal Behavior""; ""Introduction""; ""Is Adolescent Crime Normal?""; ""The age�crime curve""; ""Why do adolescents engage in crime?""; ""Activation of the socio-emotional system""; ""Activation of the cognitive control system""; ""Adolescent desistance from crime""
""Should Adolescents be Treated Differently for Their Crimes?""""Are juvenile offenders as culpable as adult offenders?""; ""How does the system treat juvenile offenders?""; ""Conclusion""; ""References""; ""Chapter 7 Social Disorganization Theory�s Greatest Challenge: Linking Structural Characteristics to Crime in Socially Disorganized Communities""; ""Social Disorganization Theory""; ""Social Disorganization Theory�s Greatest Challenge""; ""Promising Theoretical Developments""; ""Collective efficacy""; ""Social capital""; ""Social ties and neighborhood networks""; ""Conclusion""
Summary "Provides up-to-date, in-depth summaries of the most important theories in criminology, from classic deterrence theory and social disorganization to modern labeling theory and integrated theory"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record and CIP data provided by publisher
Subject Criminology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Piquero, Alexis Russell.
LC no. 2015017568
ISBN 1118512324 (epub)
1118512367 (pdf)
1118512448
9781118512326 (epub)
9781118512364 (pdf)
9781118512449
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