The Handbook of Criminological Theory

Author(s): Alex R. Piquero
Original Publish Date: Aug 25, 2015
Product Number: EB00621758
Released: Sep 15, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118512326
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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An indispensable resource for all levels, this handbook provides up-to-date, in-depth summaries of the most important theories in criminology. -Provides original, cutting-edge, and in-depth summaries of the most important theories in criminology -Covers the origins and assumptions behind each theory, explores current debates and research, points out knowledge gaps, and offers directions for future research -Encompasses theory, research, policy, and practice, with recommendations for further reading at the end of each essay -Features discussions of broad issues and topics related to the field, such as the correlates of crime, testing theory, policy, and prediction -Clearly and accessibly written by leading scholars in the field as well as up-and-coming scholars

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