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Published: 06 June 2017

480 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780198768968

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Sixth Edition

Stephen Jones

  • A comprehensive yet succinct introduction to the leading sociological and psychological theories of crime and deviance, providing the firm foundation of knowledge that students need in order to fully grasp the subject
  • Provides in-depth coverage of the historical background of contemporary theories
  • Written in a clear and engaging style that helps students understand the more complex aspects of criminology

New to this Edition:

  • Fully updated and expanded to incorporate key developments in the field, including recent research on definitions of criminal behavior, crime and the environment, and the implications of the media's portrayal of crime
  • Includes recent criminal statistics from the Office for National Statistics

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