Crime and Criminology

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Crime and Criminology, Fourth Edition, analyzes the causes of crime, while exploring the major theories and perspectives that attempt to explain criminal behavior in society. The fourth edition of this popular book provides an accessible and engaging introduction to all the major theories and approaches to crime, including classic theory, biological and psychological positivism, strain theory, labelling, Marxism, feminism, left realism, republicanism, and critical theory.

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* New real-life, contemporary case studies, with a particular focus on the role of media representations and other important concepts
* New "Then and Now" boxes analyzing the evolution of criminological theories
* Revised and updated chapters

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Rob White, Professor of Criminology, University of Tasmania,Fiona Haines, Professor of Criminology, University of Melbourne,Nicole Asquith, Associate Professor of Policing and Criminal Justice, Western Sydney University

Rob White is a Professor of Criminology at the School of Social Sciences, University of Tasmania.

Fiona Haines is a Professor of Criminology at the School of Social Sciences and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne.

Nicole Asquith is an Associate Professor in Policing and Criminal Justice at the School of Social Sciences and Psychology, Western Sydney University.

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