Why Do Criminals Offend?
A General Theory of Crime and Delinquency
Reviews and Awards
"This is a brilliant integrative book.... [It is] an outstanding contribution to criminological theory and knowledge.... The writing style is excellent: clear, interesting, and informative."--David Farrington, University of Cambridge
"This book is a major contribution to the discipline.... Extremely well written and engaging."--Alex R. Piquero, University of Florida
"This is an outstanding book. It is logical in its organization, clearly articulated, empirically informed, and brilliant in its depth of scholarship.... This book should be required reading for anyone interested in the study of crime and criminals."--John Wright, University of Cincinnati