Criminology: Explaining Crime and Its Context

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Criminology: Explaining Crime and Its Context, Ninth Edition, is a highly acclaimed textbook offering a broad perspective on criminological theory. It provides students of criminology and sociology with a thorough exposure to a range of theories, contrasting their logic and assumptions, but also highlighting efforts to integrate and blend these frameworks. In this ninth edition, the authors have incorporated new directions that have gained traction in the field, while remaining faithful to their criminological heritage. Among the themes in this work are the relativity of crime (its changing definition) with abundant examples, historical roots of criminology and the lessons they have provided, and the strength and challenges of applying the scientific method. This revision offers enhanced coverage of biosocial theories of crime, more global examples, and a new chapter on youth violence, improving on the most comprehensive and balanced theory text available for undergraduates.

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Stephen E. Brown is a Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice and Department Head at Western Carolina University. He has served as a Trustee on the board of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, and as editor of the American Society of Criminology’s The Criminologist. He is currently working with several colleagues in assessing pedagogical challenges in teaching social science statistics.

Finn-Aage Esbensen is the E. Desmond Lee Professor of Youth Crime and Violence, and Chairperson of the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Missouri, St. Louis. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Criminology (2014) and the Western Society of Criminology (2002). He has received the Gerhard O.W. Mueller Award from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences and the Paul Tappan and President’s Awards from the Western Society of Criminology.

Gilbert Geis was Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Irvine. Geis had the honor of being a member of Lyndon Johnson’s President’s Commission on Crime, and was a former president of the American Society of Criminology and recipient of its Edwin H. Sutherland Award for outstanding research, among other awards. The National White-Collar Crime Research Consortium named its distinguished scholar award in his honor.

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Now in its ninth edition, Criminology: Explaining Crime and Its Context, continues its exceptional tradition of being one of the top criminological textbooks in the discipline. The authors have created yet another academic masterpiece that continues to stand the test of time by not only bringing together the historical roots of criminology, but also its continued evolution (e.g., biosocial theories). This new edition offers real-world examples that offer practical meaning to each theory or perspective, and as a result, allows the student to gain a deep appreciation for the essential role criminological analysis can provide in policy creation, evaluation, and implementation.

- Paul Klenowski, Clarion University, USA

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