Criminological Theory: Past to Present

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Edition: 7th
Format: Loose-leaf
Pub. Date: 2021-11-15
Publisher(s): Oxford University Press
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Table of Contents


Introduction

SECTION 1 THE RISE AND GROWTH OF AMERICAN CRIMINOLOGY

Part I The Origins of Modern Criminology
1. An Essay on Crimes and Punishments
2. The Criminal Man

Part II The Chicago School: The City, Social Disorganization, and Crime
3. Juvenile Delinquency and Urban Areas
4. Systemic Control and Crime
5. Collective Efficacy and Crime
6. Legal Cynicism and Crime

Part III Learning to Be a Criminal: Differential Association, Subcultural, and Social Learning Theories
7. A Theory of Differential Association
8. White-Collar Criminality
9. A Social Learning Theory of Crime
10. The Code of the Street

Part IV Anomie/Strain Theories of Crime
11. Social Structure and Anomie
12. Delinquent Boys: The Culture of the Gang
13. Crime and the American Dream
14. Pressured Into Crime: General Strain Theory

Part V Varieties of Control Theory
15. Techniques of Neutralization
16. Social Bond Theory
17. A General Theory of Crime

SECTION 2 RETHINKING CRIMINOLOGY

Part VI Labeling Theory: Societal Reaction and the Creation of Criminals
18. The Saints and the Roughnecks
19. Crime, Shame, and Reintegration
20. Making Good

Part VII Critical Criminology: Power, Peace, and Crime
21. Criminality and Economic Conditions
22. Crime in a Market Society
23. State-Corporate Crime

Part VIII Feminist Theories: Gender, Power, and Crime
24. Sisters in Crime
25. A Feminist Theory of Female Delinquency
26. Masculinities and Crime
27. Getting Played

Part IX How Black Lives Matter: Theoretical Developments
28. A Theory of Race, Crime, and Urban Inequality
29. Imprisoning Communities: Coerced Mobility Theory
30. The New Jim Crow
31. A Theory of African American Offending

SECTION 3 CHOICE, OPPORTUNITY, AND CRIME

Part X Reviving Classical Theory: Deterrence and Rational Choice Theories
32. Reconceptualizing Deterrence Theory
33. Crime as a Rational Choice
34. Broken Windows
35. Procedural Justice Theory

Part XI Environmental Criminology: Situational Opportunity Theories
36. Routine Activity Theory
37. The Theory of Target Search
38. Place Management Theory
39. Multilevel Criminal Opportunity

SECTION 4 DEVELOPMENT AND CRIME ACROSS THE LIFE COURSE

Part XII Growing Up Criminal: Trait and Biosocial Theories
40. Unraveling Juvenile Delinquency
41. Biological Explanations of Criminal Behavior
42. Personality and Crime: Are Some People Crime Prone?

Part XIII Getting Into and Out of Crime: Life-Course Theories
43. Pathways in the Life Course to Crime
44. A Theory of Persistent Offending and Desistance from Crime
45. The Feared Self: An Identity Theory of Desistance

SECTION 5 CONTEMPORARY CRIMINOLOGY

Part XIV Pulling It All Together: Integrated Theories of Crime
46. Social Development Model
47. Situational Action Theory
48. Climate Change and Crime

Part XV Positive Criminology
49. Social Support and Crime
50. Social Concern and Crime

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