Criminological Theory : The Essentials, Paperback / softback Book

Criminological Theory : The Essentials Paperback / softback


Renowned author, Stephen G. Tibbetts, combines policy implications brought about by theoretical perspectives that have developed from recent critical work with practical applications to compel the reader to apply theories to the contemporary social milieu.

The Second Edition includes new citations and references regarding empirical studies that have examined the validity of various theoretical models and propositions in recent years. New to this edition:Increased coverage of new, cutting-edge perspectives on biosocial and psychosocial theories demonstrates the dynamic nature of criminological theory more discussion is given to recently embraced theories such as the developmental/life course and feminist perspectives on criminality Expanded coverage of policy implications discussed at the end of each chapter and in a concluding chapter connect each theoretical framework to meaningful, real-world applications New photos and examples to make the book more accessible to readers who are studying theory for the first time


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 280 pages
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Crime & criminology
  • ISBN: 9781483359526

Other Formats



Free Home Delivery

on all orders

Pick up orders

from local bookshops

Also by Stephen G. Tibbetts   |  View all