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Criminological Theories : Introduction, Evaluation, and Application (Paperback) (Ronald L. Akers &

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With a focus on empirical evaluation and practical application, Criminological Theories: Introduction, Evaluation, and Application, Seventh Edition, helps students draw connections between criminological theory and practical applications. In clear, engaging language, authors Ronald L. Akers, Christine S. Sellers, and Wesley G. Jennings explore each principal criminological theory using a three-part analysis:An Introduction presents a succinct exposition of the theory's central concepts, assertions, and hypothesesAn Evaluation provides a detailed critique of the theory, with an emphasis on empirical validityAn Application extends the evaluation to determine each theory's relevance and its potential for controlling and preventing crime and delinquency
Number of Pages: 436
Genre: Social Science
Sub-Genre: Criminology
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr
Author: Ronald L. Akers & Christine S. Sellers & Wesley G. Jennings
Language: English
Street Date: July 20, 2016
TCIN: 51452761
UPC: 9780190455163
Item Number (DPCI): 248-21-3251
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