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Criminological Theory : The Essentials - by Stephen G. Tibbetts (Paperback)

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Criminological Theory: The Essentials, Third Edition offers you a brief yet comprehensive overview of classic and contemporary criminologists and their theories. Putting criminological theory in context, acclaimed author Stephen G. Tibbetts examines policy implications brought about by theoretical perspectives to demonstrate to you the practical application of theories to contemporary social problems. 

New to the Third Edition:

  • A new chapter dedicated entirely to feminist perspectives (Chapter 10) introduces you to feminist models of crime while underscoring the importance of examining the related research.
  • Case studies that examine offender motives are now included to help you apply the theories discussed to interesting and memorable examples.
  • Policy is now integrated into each section to allow you to see the practical policy implications of each theory. 
  • Coverage of critical topics has been expanded throughout to introduce you to important issues, such as the influence of employment on criminal behavior, the success of school programs in reducing delinquent behavior, and federal sentencing guidelines in regard to crack versus powder cocaine.
  • Statistics, graphs, and tables have all been updated to demonstrate the most recent trends in criminology.
Number of Pages: 287
Genre: Social Science
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Sage Pubns
Author: Stephen G. Tibbetts
Language: English
Street Date: February 14, 2018
TCIN: 53393721
UPC: 9781506367897
Item Number (DPCI): 248-64-6764
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