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Criminological Theory

Welcome to our Criminological Theory course

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Criminological Theories

Criminological Theories: Introduction, Evaluation, and Application

Eighth Edition

Ronald L. Akers, Christine S. Sellers, and Wesley G. Jennings

Criminological Theory: Past to Present

Criminological Theory: Past to Present: Essential Readings

Sixth Edition

Francis T. Cullen, Robert Agnew, and Pamela Wilcox

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Pressured Into Crime: An Overview of General Strain Theory

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Robert Agnew

November 2005

"Conceptually sophisticated and with a strong fidelity to empirical research, this volume is an exemplar in criminological theorizing."--Francis T. Cullen, University of Cincinnati, and Past President, American Society of Criminology

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Why Do Criminals Offend?: A General Theory of Crime and Delinquency

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Robert Agnew

August 2004

Renowned criminologist Robert Agnew draws on a broad range of crime theories and the latest research to present a general theory of crime and delinquency, rich with student-accessible examples.

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Explaining Criminals and Crime: Essays in Contemporary Criminological Theory

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Raymond Paternoster and Ronet Bachman

October 2000

The first collection of original essays addressing theories of criminal behavior written at a level appropriate for undergraduate students.

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