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Understanding Deviance : A Guide to the Sociology of Crime and Rule-Breaking (Paperback) (David Downes &
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An indispensable guide to the sociological theories behind crime, it outlines the principal theories of crime and rule-breaking, discussing them chronologically. Placing each theory in its European and North American contexts, the authors confront major criticisms that have been voiced against each theory, and construct defences where appropriate.Thoroughly revised and updated in its 7th edition, this is the clearest and most authoritative guide to crime and deviance, written by three leading names in the field.
Number of Pages: 406
Genre: Social Science, Freedom + Security / Law Enforcement
Sub-Genre: Criminology, Criminal Law / General
Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr
Author: David Downes & Paul Rock & Eugene McLaughlin
Street Date: May 24, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-19-1583
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