Criminological theory; a brief introduction.0205389031
The scientific study of crime, criminals, criminal behavior, and corrections.
[Italian criminologia : Latin cr theory; a brief introduction.
Miller, J. Mitchell et al.
Allyn & Bacon
Using an objective and neutral approach, this introduction to criminological theory provides a systematic overview of the major theories of crime, delinquency delinquency
Criminal behaviour carried out by a juvenile. Young males make up the bulk of the delinquent population (about 80% in the U.S.) in all countries in which the behaviour is reported. , social deviance Conspicuous dissimilarity with, or variation from, customarily acceptable behavior.
Deviance implies a lack of compliance to societal norms, such as by engaging in activities that are frowned upon by society and frequently have legal sanctions as well, for example, the and social control. The authors offer an explanation of each theory's basic assumptions, along with examples drawn from real-world current events and fictitious Based upon a fabrication or pretense.
A fictitious name is an assumed name that differs from an individual's actual name. A fictitious action is a lawsuit brought not for the adjudication of an actual controversy between the parties but merely for the purpose of scenarios. They also discuss major criticisms and the implications of each theory for criminal and juvenile justice strategies and policy.
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