Rethinking Homicide

Exploring the Structure and Process Underlying Deadly Situations


Author: Terance D. Miethe,Wendy C. Regoeczi,Kriss A. Drass

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521540582

Category: Social Science

Page: 320

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A micro-historical analysis of the nature of change and stability in homicide situations over time.

Criminology: Theories, Patterns, and Typologies


Author: Larry J. Siegel

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305446097

Category: Education

Page: 640

View: 591

The bestselling text on the market--now in its Twelfth Edition--CRIMINOLOGY: THEORIES, PATTERNS, AND TYPOLOGIES delivers the most comprehensive, in-depth analysis of criminological theory and crime typologies available. In addition to its unparalleled breadth and depth of coverage, the text is unrivaled in its strong research base and currency. The chapters in Part Three (Crime Typologies) focus on some of the hottest issues in the field today: green crime, transnational crime, and cybercrime. Packed with real-world illustrations, the Twelfth Edition is completely updated and includes cutting-edge seminal research, up-to-the-minute policy, newsworthy examples, and hundreds of new references. Renowned for his unbiased presentation of theories, issues, and controversies, Dr. Siegel encourages students to weigh the evidence and form their own conclusions. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Criminology: The Core


Author: Larry J. Siegel

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 128596554X

Category: Social Science

Page: 528

View: 4050

Concise, current, and affordable, best-selling CRIMINOLOGY: THE CORE, Fifth Edition delivers cutting-edge coverage in a succinct, reader-friendly paperback. Author Larry Siegel guides users through the fast-paced field of criminology, its most current research, and fascinating examples that help readers truly understand criminological theory. The book effectively uses real-world material to clarify criminology's concepts and theories. Highlighting the interdisciplinary nature of the field, it also offers unbiased coverage of even the most controversial issues--enabling readers to form their own opinions. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.


A Comparative Historical Perspective


Author: Terance D. Miethe,Hong Lu

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521605168

Category: Social Science

Page: 240

View: 9542

Punishment in different forms is examined, including corporal and economic punishment.

Female Victims of Crime

Reality Reconsidered


Author: Roslyn Muraskin

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780132339315

Category: Law

Page: 317

View: 1618

Taking a sociological approach, this reader addresses the diverse array of crimes against women and offers a compilation of research on this often minimized topic. Rich in conceptualization and theory, these readings tackle topics from the victim’s perspective and include media images, legal analysis, and official statistics. Material is presented within historical, legal, and social contexts so readers get a comprehensive understanding of female victimization. Throughout the collection, the causes of female victimization are examined, the responses from the criminal justice system are considered and the consequences for society are revealed.

Fight Time

The Normative Rules and Routines of Interpersonal Violence


Author: Terance D. Miethe,Gini R. Deibert

Publisher: Waveland Press

ISBN: 9781577664567

Category: Social Science

Page: 157

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Delinquency in Society


Author: Robert M. Regoli,John D. Hewitt

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities Social

ISBN: 9780072989687

Category: Social Science

Page: 586

View: 7306

In this jargon-free text with clear presentation of theories of delinquency, the authors prepare readers to understand all facets of delinquency. This edition is no encyclopedic compendium, but a critical look at a very serious problem.