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Criminological Theory: Past to Present: Essential Readings, Paperback, 6 Edition by Cullen, Francis T.


Paperback: 6 Edition

Publication Date: 2017-11-16
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Paperback : 704 pages
Edition: 6 Edition
Author: Cullen, Francis T.
ISBN-10: 0190639342
ISBN-13: 9780190639341

Product Description Criminological Theory: Past to Present--Essential Readings is a comprehensive reader that exposes students to both classic and contemporary theories of crime. Editors Francis T. Cullen, Robert Agnew, and Pamela Wilcox provide accessible yet detailed introductions, preparing students for what they are about to read and placing each selection in context. Review " Criminological Theory is a well-crafted collection of the seminal pieces of criminological theory. It brings together the major theoretical scholars and researchers to historically and conceptually introduce young, new scholars to the field. This is a book that every criminologist should have on his or her bookshelf."--Jessica M. Grosholz, University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee " Criminological Theory: Past to Present is a unique criminological theory reader: it tells the fascinating history of criminological theory in the broader context of the field. The text provides readers with fundamental information about each perspective coupled with original writings from the criminologists themselves. The writing style is captivating; the authors write about theory as if it were a story."--Kristin Swartz, University of Louisville " Criminological Theory is an excellent overview of the major historical and contemporary contributors and theories in the field of criminology."--Addrain Conyers, Marist College About the Author Francis T. Cullen is Distinguished Research Professor in the School of Criminal Justice at the University of Cincinnati. Robert Agnew is Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Sociology at Emory University. Pamela Wilcox is Professor in the School of Criminal Justice at the University of Cincinnati.

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