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Criminology Courses

Welcome to our Criminology publishing program.
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  • Reflect our high scholarly standards
  • Speak effectively to today's college students
  • Represent the most current pedagogical trends

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The American Drug Scene: Readings in a Global Context

Seventh Edition

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$72.95

James A. Inciardi and Karen McElrath

9780199362080
Paperback
July 2014

The most comprehensive and sociologically oriented reader available for drugs courses

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Criminological Theory: Past to Present: Essential Readings

Fifth edition

Retail Price to Students:

$74.95

Francis T. Cullen, Robert Agnew, and Pamela Wilcox

9780199301119
Paperback
November 2013

The most comprehensive overview of classic and contemporary theories of crime, edited by leading scholars in the discipline

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Criminology

Fifth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$69.95

Stephen Jones

9780199651849
Paperback
May 2013

A clearly expressed analysis of key criminological theories

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The Modern Gang Reader

Fourth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$64.95

Cheryl L. Maxson, Arlen Egley, Jr., Jody Miller...

9780199895397
Paperback
March 2013

A current, highly accessible introduction to the most salient contemporary issues in the study of street gangs

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The Sociology of American Drug Use

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$89.95

Charles E. Faupel, Greg S. Weaver, and Jay Corzine

9780199935901
Paperback
February 2013

A true sociological approach to the study of American drug use

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Significant Cases in Juvenile Justice

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$29.95

Craig Hemmens, Benjamin Steiner, and David Mueller

9780199958412
Paperback
January 2013

A flexible text providing summaries and analysis of the key cases in juvenile justice

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Criminological Theories: Introduction, Evaluation, and Application

Sixth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$66.95

Ronald L. Akers and Christine S. Sellers

9780199844487
Paperback
October 2012

A concise yet comprehensive review and appraisal of the leading theories of crime

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Juvenile Delinquency: Mainstream and Crosscurrents

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$99.95

John Randolph Fuller

9780199859740
Paperback
July 2012

A broad, comprehensive introduction that uses a critical approach to address one of society's most pressing issues

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Demystifying Crime and Criminal Justice

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$29.95

Robert M. Bohm and Jeffery T. Walker

9780199843831
Paperback
July 2012

A fascinating volume that debunks common myths about crime and criminal justice

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Goths, Gamers, & Grrrls: Deviance and Youth Subcultures

Second Edition

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$29.95

Ross Haenfler

9780199924837
Paperback
June 2012

An excellent introduction to theories of deviance and subcultures, addressing issues of race, class, gender, and sexual identity.

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Criminology Skills

Retail Price to Students:

$49.95

Emily Finch and Stefan Fafinski

9780199597376
Paperback
May 2012

Offering coverage of practical, academic, and research skills in one manageable volume, this accessible guidebook gives students the tools needed to succeed in the study of criminology.

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Juvenile Delinquency: Causes and Control

Fourth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$92.95

Robert Agnew and Timothy Brezina

9780199828142
Paperback
July 2011

The clearest overview of theory enhanced by strong pedagogy and solid coverage of key concepts

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Understanding Deviance: A Guide to the Sociology of Crime and Rule-Breaking

Sixth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$45.00

David Downes and Paul Rock

9780199569830
Paperback
April 2011

An indispensable guide to the major themes and theories which have come to form the sociology of crime and deviance

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Crime and Criminology

Thirteenth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$147.95

Sue Titus Reid

9780199783182
Hardcover
March 2011

The most applied and current text on the market, by the only author with both a Ph.D. in sociology and a degree in law

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The Cycle of Juvenile Justice

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$24.95

Thomas J. Bernard and Megan C. Kurlychek

9780195370362
Paperback
October 2010

A provocative and honest assessment of juvenile justice in the 21st century

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Criminal Violence: Patterns, Causes, and Prevention

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$59.95

Marc Riedel and Wayne Welsh

9780199738786
Paperback
September 2010

Provides a current, comprehensive, and highly accessible overview of major topics, theories, and controversies within the field of criminal violence

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Criminology: A Sociological Approach

Fifth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$92.95

Piers Beirne and James W. Messerschmidt

9780195394764
Paperback
February 2010

A comprehensive yet highly accessible introduction to the study of crime and criminological theory

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A Woman Doing Life: Notes from a Prison for Women

Retail Price to Students:

$34.95

Erin George, Robert Johnson, and Joycelyn Pollock

9780199734757
Paperback
January 2010

The only book that tells stories of women in prison from the inside out

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Vold's Theoretical Criminology

Sixth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$99.95

Thomas J. Bernard, Jeffrey B. Snipes, and Alexander L. Gerould

9780195386417
Hardcover
April 2009

"I highly recommend this book for advanced undergraduates as well as graduate students."--John H. Laub, University of Maryland, College Park

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Crime and Criminals: Contemporary and Classic Readings in Criminology

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$59.95

Frank R. Scarpitti, Amie L. Nielsen, and J. Mitchell Miller

9780195370904
Paperback
July 2008

Featuring twenty-four new readings, this vibrant collection is designed to provide a comprehensive--and accessible--introduction to criminology.

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