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Criminology https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1260837009.jpeg 10 2022 9781260837001 This new edition of Criminology provides a comprehensive, thorough, and global approach to the study of criminology. The chapters include the most current statistics, as well as updated boxed features, figures, and tables. There is expanded coverage in every chapter of the most critical issues facing the field today, and how advances in sister disciplines (including the neurosciences) inform the research for this new edition. The “box” program continues to be updated and improved. In the boxes, significant criminological issues that deserve special attention have been highlighted. All chapters have a number of boxes that enhance and highlight the text-including boxes that raise debatable issues, criminological concerns, and reveal just how the field of criminology touches every part of the world.
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Criminology

Criminology, 10th Edition

ISBN10: 1260837009 | ISBN13: 9781260837001
By Freda Adler, William Laufer, Gerhard O. Mueller
© 2022

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This new edition of Criminology provides a comprehensive, thorough, and global approach to the study of criminology. The chapters include the most current statistics, as well as updated boxed features, figures, and tables. There is expanded coverage in every chapter of the most critical issues facing the field today, and how advances in sister disciplines (including the neurosciences) inform the research for this new edition. The “box” program continues to be updated and improved. In the boxes, significant criminological issues that deserve special attention have been highlighted. All chapters have a number of boxes that enhance and highlight the text-including boxes that raise debatable issues, criminological concerns, and reveal just how the field of criminology touches every part of the world.

PART 1 UNDERSTANDING CRIMINOLOGY

Chapter 1 The Changing Boundaries of Criminology
Chapter 2 Defining Crimes and Measuring Criminal Behavior
Chapter 3 Schools of Thought throughout History

PART 2 EXPLANATIONS OF CRIME AND CRIMINAL BEHAVIOR

Chapter 4 Biological and Psychological Perspectives
Chapter 5 Strain and Cultural Deviance Theories
Chapter 6 The Formation of Subcultures
Chapter 7 Social Control Theory
Chapter 8 Labeling, Conflict, and Radical Theories
Chapter 9 Theories of Crime, Place, and Victimization

PART 3 Types of Crimes

Chapter 10 Violent Crimes
Chapter 11 Crimes against Property
Chapter 12 White-Collar and Corporate Crime
Chapter 13 Public Order Crimes
Chapter 14 International and Comparative Criminology

PART 4* A CRIMINOLOGICAL APPROACH TO THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM

Chapter 15 Processes and Decisions
Chapter 16 Enforcing the Law: Practice and Research
Chapter 17 The Nature and Functioning of Courts

Chapter 18 A Research Focus on Corrections

* Part 4, Chapters 15–18, are only available on CREATE: http://create.mheducation.com.
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About the Author

Freda Adler

Dr. Freda Adler is a Distinguished Professor of Criminal Justice. She is the Director of the Master of Science Program in Criminology and a Visiting Professor in the Department of Criminology at the University of Pennsylvania. She received her BA in sociology, her MA in criminology, and her Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Adler began her career in criminal justice as an evaluator of drug and alcohol treatment programs for federal and state governments. Since 1968, she has taught subjects such as criminal justice, criminology, comparative criminal justice systems, statistics, and research methods. She has served as criminal justice advisor to the United Nations, as well as to federal, state, and foreign governments. Dr. Adler's published works include 13 books as author or coauthor, 9 books as editor or coeditor, and over 90 journal articles. She has served on the editorial boards of the Journal of Criminal Justice, Criminology, and the Journal of Research on Crime and Delinquency. Dr. Adler serves as editorial consultant to the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology and is coeditor of Advances in Criminological Theory. She also has served as president as the American Society of Criminology (1994-1995).

William Laufer

William Laufer is the Julian Aresty Professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he is Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, Sociology, and Criminology. Dr. Laufer, graduate chair of the Department of Criminology at Penn, received his B.A. in social and behavioral sciences at Johns Hopkins University, his J.D. at Northeastern University School of Law, and his Ph.D. at Rutgers University, School of Criminal Justice. Dr. Laufer's research has appeared in law reviews and a wide range of criminal justice, legal, and psychology journals, including Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, American Journal of Criminal Law, Law and Human Behavior, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, and Business Ethics Quarterly. His most recent book is Corporate Bodies and Guilty Minds: The Failure of Corporate Criminal Liability (University of Chicago Press). Dr. Laufer is coeditor of the Handbook of Psychology and Law; Personality, Moral Development and Criminal Behavior; and Crime, Values and Religion. He is series coeditor with Freda Adler of Advances in Criminological Theory.

Gerhard O. Mueller

Dr. Gerhard O. W. Mueller was Distinguished Professor of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University, School of Criminal Justice. Between 1974 and 1982, he served as Chief of the United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Branch. As such, he was responsible for all of the United Nations’ programs dealing with problems of crime and justice worldwide. He was a faculty member of universities and colleges across the country and around the world.

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