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Criminological Theory: A Life-Course ApproachAuthors: Matt DeLisi, Kevin M. Beaver
A Fully Updated Second Edition Of A Groundbreaking Text
The Only Textbook Of Its Kind, Criminological Theory: A Life-Course Approach, Second Edition Includes Original Chapters Written By An Interdisciplinary Group Of Scholars And Experts. The Unique Collection Of Contributors Comes From The Fields Of Psychology, Social Work, Epidemiology, Criminology, Psychiatry, And Sociology. Unlike Other Criminology Textbooks, Which Focus Exclusively On Environmental And Social Correlates To Criminal Behavior, Criminological Theory Uses A Multi-Disciplinary Approach That Synthesizes Multiple Factors And Presents A More Comprehensive Picture Of Life-Course Antisocial Behavior.
Rather Than Concentrating Exclusively On Adolescence And Adulthood, Criminological Theory Examines The Development Of Offending Behaviors From Birth Through Death. Each Chapter Incorporates A Glossary Of Key Terms To Facilitate Comprehension Of Topics And Disciplines That Might Be Unfamiliar To Criminologists. The Revised And Updated Second Edition Includes Critical Overviews Of Current Research And Presents Avenues For Future Research, As Well As Empirical Chapters Featuring Quantitative Analyses And More Traditional Overview Pieces. Innovative And Groundbreaking, Criminological Theory: A Life-Course Approach, Second Edition Is An Essential Text For Students Of Criminology, Criminal Justice, And Sociology.