Unique in approach, this book uses criminology theories to explore the link between race and crime and delinquency. Offering a rich presentation, it introduces leading and contemporary theories and discusses their assumptions about race and crime and
delinquency. Its approach fosters analysis and application and empirical articles are included throughout. Each chapter ends with a summary and discussion questions to further explore criminology theories and racial issues in criminal justice. Other hallmark features include: the use of criminology theory to examine the role of race in crime and delinquency; clear explanations of theories in each chapter opening; and empirical articles in each chapter. For individuals interested in the field of criminal justice, criminology, or sociology.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2009. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Chapter 1:Crime, Delinquency, and Race: A Criminological Theory Approach Chapter 2: Deterrence/Rational Choice Theory Piliavin, I., Gartner, R., Thornton, C., & Matsueda, R. (1986). Crime, Deterrence, and Rational Choice. American Sociological Review,51, 1, 101-119. Chapter 3: Social Disorganization Sampson, R. J., Morenoff, J., & Raudenbush, S. (2005). Social anatomy of racial and ethnic disparities in violence. American Journal of Public Health,95, 224-232. Chapter 4: Differential Association/Social learning theory Joon, J. S. (2002). Race, ethnicity, and deviance: A study of Asian and non-Asian adolescents in America. Sociological Forum,17, 647-680. Matsueda, R. L., & Heimer, K. (1987). Race, family structure, and delinquency: A test of differential association and social control theories. American Sociological Review,52, 826-840. Chapter 5:Social Strain Theory Cernkovich, S. A., Giordano, P. C., & Rudolph, J. L. (2000). Race, crime and the American dream. Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency,37, 131-170. Chapter 6: Conflict Theory and Racial Threat Theory McCall, P. L., & Parker, K. F. (2005). A dynamic model of racial competition, racial inequality, and interracial violence. Sociological Inquiry,75, 273-293. Chapter 7:Social bonding/Self-control Theories Vazsonyi, A. T., & Crosswhite, J. M. (2004). A test of Gottfredson and Hirschi's General Theory of Crime in African American adolescents. Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency,41, 407-432. Chapter 8: Life Course Perspective Piquero, A. R., MacDonald, J. M., & Parker, K. F. (2002). Race, local life circumstances, and criminal activity. Social Scien. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0132409488
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