Handbook on Crime and Deviance

This handbook provides a comprehensive treatment of the field of criminology at the turn of the 21st century. It is designed to review the important recent developments in the sociology of crime and deviance, including: History of the Discipline: with an emphasis on the 17th, 18th, and 19th century,...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Krohn, Marvin D. (Editor), Lizotte, Alan J. (Editor), Hall, Gina Penly (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: New York, NY Springer New York 2009, 2009
Edition:1st ed. 2009
Series:Handbooks of Sociology and Social Research
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Current Uses and Future Trends
  • Longitudinal Data and Their Uses
  • Group-Based Modeling: An Overview
  • Explanations of Crime Introduction
  • Biosocial Criminology
  • The Social Learning Theory of Crime and Deviance
  • Self-Referent Processes and the Explanation of Deviant Behavior
  • Self-Control Theory: Research Issues
  • General Strain Theory
  • Labeling Theory
  • Institutional Anomie Theory: A Macro-sociological Explanation of Crime
  • Social Disorganization Theory: Then, Now, and in the Future
  • Criminal Justice – Related Issues Introduction
  • Deterrence and Decision Making: Research Questions and Theoretical Refinements
  • Situational Crime Prevention: Theoretical Background and Current Practice
  • Desistance from Crime
  • The Flow and Ebb of American Capital Punishment
  • The