Criminology: A Sociological Understanding (Pearson New International Edition 5ed)

Criminology: A Sociological Understanding
Criminology: A Sociological Understanding (Pearson New International Edition 5ed)
Barkan, S
9781292022895
30/07/2013
5
£69.99
Pb
Pearson Education

 Taking a sociological perspective, this book offers award-winning coverage of criminology and highlights issues of race, ethnicity, gender and social class throughout.

Designed in a four-color format, this edition includes a new chapter on classical and neoclassical theories, over 160 recent references and unique chapters on political crime and public opinion, crime and the media.

Moving beyond simple “get tough” approaches, the book emphasizes the need to understand social causes of criminal behavior in order to significantly reduce it.

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