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Criminological theory : context and consequences
J. Robert Lilly, Francis T. Cullen, Richard A. Ball.
D.H. Hill Library Call Number
  Stacks (4th floor) HV6018 .L55 2011 (Browse Shelf) Available
Other Authors
  • ISBN: 9781412981453 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 141298145X (pbk.)
  • OCLC Number: 654816170
  • Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Table of Contents

The context and consequences of theory -- The search for the "criminal man" -- Rejecting individualism: the Chicago School -- Crime in American society: anomie and strain theories -- Society as insulation: the origins of control theory -- The complexity of control: Hirschi's two theories and beyond -- The irony of state intervention: labeling theory -- Social power and construction of crime: conflict theory -- New directions in critical theory -- The gendering of criminology: feminist theory -- Crimes of the powerful: theories of white-collar crime -- Bringing punishment back in: conservative criminology -- Choosing crime in everyday life: routine activity and rational choice theories -- The search for the "criminal man" revisited: biosocial theories -- The development of criminals: life-course theories.