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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

 

Featured Titles

Goths, Gamers, and Grrrls
 
The Sociology of American Drug Use

The Sociology of American Drug Use

Third Edition

Charles E. Faupel, Greg S. Weaver, and Jay Corzine

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CrimComics Issue 1: Origins of Criminology

Retail Price to Students:

$5.00

Krista S. Gehring and Michael R. Batista

9780190207144
Paperback
November 2016

CrimComics helps today's students understand challenging criminological theories with comics that are fun, engaging, and pedagogically sound

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CrimComics Issue 2: Biology and Criminality

Retail Price to Students:

$5.00

Krista S. Gehring and Michael R. Batista

9780190207151
Paperback
October 2016

CrimComics helps today's students understand challenging criminological theories with comics that are fun, engaging, and pedagogically sound

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Intimate Violence and Abuse in Families

Fourth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$49.95

Richard J. Gelles

9780195381733
Paperback
October 2016

Updates a best-selling core text in the field of intimate violence and child maltreatment.

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Criminological Theories: Introduction, Evaluation, and Application

Seventh Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$72.95

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

9780190455163
Paperback
July 2016

A concise yet comprehensive review and appraisal of the leading theories of crime

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In Their Own Words: Criminals on Crime

Seventh Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$54.95

Michael L. Birzer and Paul Cromwell

9780190298272
Paperback
July 2016

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

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Understanding Deviance: A Guide to the Sociology of Crime and Rule-Breaking

Seventh Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$48.00

David Downes, Paul Rock, and Eugene McLaughlin

9780198747345
Paperback
May 2016

In this authoritative, critical, and insightful guide to crime and deviance, the discipline's leading experts challenge students to question assumptions

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Gangs: An Introduction

Retail Price to Students:

$39.95

Bill Sanders

9780199948598
Paperback
February 2016

A wide-ranging overview ideal for courses on gangs

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Goths, Gamers, and Grrrls: Deviance and Youth Subcultures

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$29.95

Ross Haenfler

9780190276614
Paperback
December 2015

A provocative look at youth subcultures that brings theory to life

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Capital Punishment: Theory and Practice of the Ultimate Penalty

Retail Price to Students:

$44.95

Virginia Leigh Hatch and Anthony Walsh

9780190212681
Paperback
November 2015

An engaging, balanced look at the death penalty, with unique chapters on the use of DNA and the human desire to punish

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Vold's Theoretical Criminology

Seventh Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$99.95

Thomas J. Bernard, Jeffrey B. Snipes, Alexander L. Gerould...

9780199964154
Hardcover
November 2015

The most precise, up-to-date, and comprehensive overview of criminological theory available, building on the foundation of George B. Vold's Theoretical Criminology

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Cybercrime

Retail Price to Students:

$16.95

Peter Grabosky

9780190211554
Paperback
November 2015

Keynotes in Criminology and Criminal Justice

Part of Oxford University Press' Keynotes in Criminology and Criminal Justice Series, Cybercrime presents a concise introduction to the topic by a pioneer in the field

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Chasing After Street Gangs: A Forty-Year Journey

Retail Price to Students:

$16.95

Malcolm Klein

9780190215248
Paperback
November 2015

Keynotes in Criminology and Criminal Justice

Part of Oxford University Press' Keynotes in Criminology and Criminal Justice Series, Chasing After Street Gangs: A Forty-Year Journey presents a concise introduction to the topic by a pioneer in the field

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Juvenile Delinquency: Mainstream and Crosscurrents

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$99.95

John Randolph Fuller

9780190275570
Paperback
November 2015

A broad, comprehensive introduction that uses a critical approach to address one of society's most pressing issues

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White-Collar and Corporate Crime

Retail Price to Students:

$16.95

Gilbert Geis

9780190219284
Paperback
November 2015

Keynotes in Criminology and Criminal Justice

Part of Oxford University Press' Keynotes in Criminology and Criminal Justice Series, White-Collar and Corporate Crime provides a thorough overview of this timely topic by one of the field's leading scholars

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Correctional Contexts: Contemporary and Classical Readings

Fifth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$76.95

Edward Latessa and Alexander Holsinger

9780190280710
Paperback
October 2015

The best-selling reader in corrections

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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:

$101.95

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

Retail Price to Students:

$62.95

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

Retail Price to Students:

$76.95

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

Retail Price to Students:

$101.95

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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