The Handbook of Criminological Theory, Hardback Book


An indispensable resource for all levels, this handbook provides up-to-date, in-depth summaries of the most important theories in criminology. * Provides original, cutting-edge, and in-depth summaries of the most important theories in criminology * Covers the origins and assumptions behind each theory, explores current debates and research, points out knowledge gaps, and offers directions for future research * Encompasses theory, research, policy, and practice, with recommendations for further reading at the end of each essay * Features discussions of broad issues and topics related to the field, such as the correlates of crime, testing theory, policy, and prediction * Clearly and accessibly written by leading scholars in the field as well as up-and-coming scholars


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 558 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
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  • Category: Sociology & anthropology
  • ISBN: 9781118512388



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