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Published: 26 October 2012

432 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199844487

Bookseller Code (04)

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Criminological Theories

Introduction, Evaluation, and Application

Sixth Edition

Ronald L. Akers and Christine S. Sellers

With a focus on empirical evaluation and practical application, Criminological Theories: Introduction, Evaluation, and Application, Sixth Edition, helps students draw connections between criminological theory and practical applications.

New to this Edition:

  • All chapters have been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect changes in the development, testing, integration, and application of essential criminological theories
  • Social disorganization and anomie/strain theories have been reorganized and split into two chapters
  • Marxist theories and radical/critical criminology have been broken out into separate chapters

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