Criminology: A Canadian Perspective, 9th Edition
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Criminology: A Canadian Perspective is written for students taking an introductory criminology course. Criminology: A Canadian Perspective provides students with basic background information about crime as well as a clear understanding of all the major theories of criminology, including biological, sociological, and psychological explanations. This text presents the work of Canada’s foremost criminologists in combination with the most relevant research from around the world. Each chapter is written by experts in that theory of criminology, giving students the most up-to-date research available.
- *NEW* Critical Thinking questions have been added to the end of many of the boxed features. Follow-up points to consider, responding directly to these questions, are available online.
- *NEW* Revisions and updates have been made to reflect both currency and research. Considerable updates have been made throughout the text.
Table of Contents
- Part 1: Crime and Society?
- Chapter 1: Crime, Criminals, and Criminology?
- Chapter 2: The Social Context of Dispute Settlement and the Rise of Law?
- Chapter 3: Criminal Law?
- Chapter 4: Counting Crime?
- Chapter 5: Correlates of Criminal Behaviour?
- Chapter 6: Feminism and Criminology?
- Chapter 7: Victimology, Victim Services, and Victim Rights in Canada?
- Part 2: Explanations of Crime?
- Chapter 8: Early Theories of Criminology?
- Chapter 9: Psychological Perspectives on Criminality?
- Chapter 10: Strain Theories?
- Chapter 11: Conflict Theories?
- Chapter 12: Critical Criminology in Canada
- Chapter 13: Interactionist Theories?
- Chapter 14: Social Control Theory?
- Chapter 15: Deterrence, Routine Activity, and Rational Choice Theories?
- Part 3: Patterns of Criminal Behaviour?
- Chapter 16: Organized Crime?
- Chapter 17: Corporate and White-Collar Crime?
- Chapter 18: Cybercrime and Cyberdeviance?