Summary: Criminological Theory: A Text/Reader provides the best of both worlds- authored text Sections with carefully selected accompanying Readings covering criminological theory from past to present and beyond. The articles, from leading journals in criminology and criminal justice, reflect both classic studies and state-of-the-art research. Key Features Begins with an introductory chapter that presents a succinct overview of criminological theory, and briefly describes the ...show more organization and content of the book Features How to Read a Research Article-a perfect introduction to understanding how real-world research is organized and delivered in the journal literature-which precedes and is tied to one of the readings in the book Includes a "mini-chapter for each Section, with figures and tables that present basic concepts and provide a background for the readings that follow key terms, web resources, and thought-provoking discussion questions for each Section, along with questions for each reading to help students develop their critical thinking skills. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 10
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