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Key Perspectives in Criminology

Key Perspectives in Criminology by John Tierney
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This book is an invaluable reference for those new to the field of criminology, who are looking for a clear outline of the major perspectives and traditions found in criminology. The author has outlined the ideas, concepts and traditions of the key theoretical perspectives that drive contemporary debate. Topics discussed include: Anomie theory; Classical criminology; Critical criminology; Labeling theory; Positivism; Post-modernism; and, Subcultural theory. "Key Perspectives in Criminology" is not simply a dictionary of criminology, but a welcome introduction for those with a genuine interest in the terms, concepts, themes and debates in the field.
McGraw-Hill Education; January 2009
182 pages; ISBN 9780335240586
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Title: Key Perspectives in Criminology
Author: John Tierney
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