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Criminology Courses

Welcome to our Criminology publishing program.
Take a look inside at teaching and learning tools that:

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

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Introduction to Victimology: Contemporary Theory, Research, and Practice

Retail Price to Students:

$79.95

Bonnie S. Fisher, Bradford W. Reyns, and John J. Sloan

9780199322497
Paperback
September 2015

The only theoretical, research-based introduction to victimology

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Criminal Justice: The Essentials

Fourth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$39.95

Steven P. Lab, Marian R. Williams, Jefferson E. Holcomb...

9780190272524
Paperback
September 2015

Concise. Flexible. Affordable.

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Criminal Violence: Patterns, Explanations, and Interventions

Fourth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$57.95

Marc Riedel and Wayne Welsh

9780199386130
Paperback
June 2015

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

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A Woman Doing Life: Notes from a Prison for Women

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$34.95

Erin George, Robert Johnson, and Alison B. Martin

9780199935888
Paperback
December 2014

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

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Juvenile Delinquency: Causes and Control

Fifth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$92.95

Robert Agnew and Timothy Brezina

9780199388462
Paperback
December 2014

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

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Sisters in Crime Revisited: Bringing Gender Into Criminology

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$59.95

Francis T. Cullen, Pamela Wilcox, Jennifer L. Lux...

9780199311187
Paperback
October 2014

An edited volume designed for courses on women and crime, with chapters contributed by leading scholars in the field

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Contexts of Deviance: Statuses, Institutions, and Interactions

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$69.95

J. William Spencer

9780199973576
Paperback
September 2014

This innovative anthology shows students how to understand deviance and social control within the context of central sociological concerns

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Criminology: A Sociological Approach

Sixth Edition

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$92.95

Piers Beirne and James W. Messerschmidt

9780199334643
Paperback
September 2014

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

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The American Drug Scene: Readings in a Global Context

Seventh Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$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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Deviance Across Cultures: Constructions of Difference

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$72.95

Robert Heiner

9780199973521
Paperback
October 2013

The only social constructionist, cross-cultural deviance reader on the market

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Criminology

Fifth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$76.95

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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Confronting Gangs: Crime and Community

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$49.95

G. David Curry, Scott H. Decker, and David C. Pyrooz

9780199891917
Paperback
February 2013

A balanced look at the causes and consequences of gang life

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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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In Their Own Words: Criminals on Crime

Sixth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$54.95

Paul Cromwell and Michael L. Birzer

9780199920051
Paperback
January 2013

The only anthology that provides students with access to the perspective of offenders

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Criminological Theories: Introduction, Evaluation, and Application

Sixth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$69.95

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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