The text details the crimes of real-life people to illustrate specific criminology theories. The tidiness of this theory is that it also does a pretty neat job of explaining the whole spectrum of criminal activity, including white collar crime. He applied his interest in social forces and human behavior to the study of crime and justice. I figured out why I couldn't like this book more than about 3 stars. Sort options include alphabetical sort ascending or descending and copyright year ascending or descending. After completing his graduate work, Dr.
But if a sufficiently tempting opportunity came along — say the ability to make tens of millions of dollars via insider trading — that temptation may be enough to overcome even a lifetime of easy living, cautiousness, and self-control. This edition includes the latest insights into political crime; terrorism e. The text effectively uses real-world material to clarify concepts and theories, equipping students with a solid foundation in modern criminology. The textbook definitely seems to stumble at a few points, particularly when it comes to describing public order crimes like drug consumption, prostitution and porn. If you are unsure about the features that come with your eBook, please contact. The text effectively uses real-world material to clarify criminology's concepts and theories--equipping students with a solid foundation in modern criminology.
Author Larry Siegel guides you through the fast-paced field of criminology, its most current research, and fascinating examples that help you truly understand criminological theory. What's more, the MindTap that accompanies this text helps students practice and master techniques and key concepts while engaging them with video cases, career scenarios, visual summaries, and more. If you are not sure what is included with an eBook or if you have questions about how the eBook differs from the printed text, please call. How does one simultaneously explain the underlying motives of a serial killer, a mugger, and someone who buys obscene pornography? These eBooks also offer the free 14 day eBook access promotion. Violent crime -- Chapter 11.
The text details the crimes of real-life people to illustrate specific criminology theories. The nature and extent of crime -- Chapter 3. You'll get the latest insights into political crime; terrorism e. Includes passcode for Infotrac college edition Includes bibliographical references p. The text details the crimes of real-life people to illustrate specific criminology theories. It is also packed with engaging learning tools to maximize student success. This edition includes the latest insights into political crime; terrorism e.
Trait theory: it's in their blood -- Chapter 6. Crime and criminology -- Chapter 2. Siegel began his teaching career at Northeastern University, where he was a faculty member for nine years. Social conflict theory: it's a class thing -- Chapter 9. One is left seriously wondering, then, how much policy has been based on little more than whichever theory was generating buzz at the moment.
He applied his interest in social forces and human behavior to the study of crime and justice. Yes, it was 2006, but there were certainly more than just script kiddies in cyberspace back then. VitalSource is the platform used for the vast majority of eBooks sold on CengageBrain. Details on the crimes of real-life people illustrate concepts, and unbiased coverage of even the most controversial issues enables you to form your own opinions. Siegel has written extensively in the area of crime and justice, including books on juvenile law, delinquency, criminology, criminal justice, and criminal procedure. Victims and victimization -- Chapter 4. Clear, engaging, and completely current, this four-color paperback is also concise and affordable.
Grounded in Siegel's signature cutting-edge theory and meticulous research, this book covers all sides of an issue without a political or theoretical position, allowing students to form their own opinions and appreciate the interdisciplinary nature of criminology. Please note that due to electronic rights restrictions, some third party content may be suppressed from eBooks. The textbook, to its credit, does a fairly good job of even-handedly explaining the myriad schools of thought. The father of four and grandfather of three, Larry Siegel now resides in Naples, Florida, with his wife, Terry, and their two dogs, Watson and Cody. The majority of pages are undamaged with minimal creasing or tearing, minimal pencil underlining of text, no highlighting of text, no writing in margins.
Enterprise crime: white-collar crime, cyber crime, and organized crime -- Chapter 13. He is a court-certified expert on police conduct and has testified in numerous legal cases. Choice theory: because they want to -- Chapter 5. The search engine will try to find books that have all the words you entered in the title. My first comprehensive reading on criminology, this textbook by Siegel, Brown and Hoffman, provides a general overview of major criminological theories, as well as a fairly-systematic breakdown of theories of crime causation and crime typologies.
It reads like a book in the Dummies series, oversimplifying in places where I wanted to go into more depth. Property crimes -- Chapter 12. Social structure theory: because they're poor -- Chapter 7. It reads like a book in the Dummies series, oversimplifying in places where I wanted to go into more depth. Grounded in Siegel's signature style -- cutting-edge theory plus meticulous research -- this book covers all sides of an issue without taking a political or theoretical position and provides a broad view of the interdisciplinary nature of the field.
Siegel Number Of Pages 528 pages Format Paperback Publication Date 2016-01-26 Language English Publisher Wadsworth Publication Year 2016 Additional Details Edition Number 6 Copyright Date 2017 Illustrated Yes Dimensions Weight 37. Prices and shipping costs on www. The father of four and grandfather of three, Larry Siegel now resides in Naples, Florida, with his wife, Terry, and their two dogs, Watson and Cody. Author Larry Siegel guides you through the fast-paced field of criminology, its most current research, and fascinating examples that help you truly understand criminological theory. Public order crimes -- Chapter 14.