A Primer on Crime and Delinquency Theory, 3rd Edition by Robert M. Bohm, Brenda L. Vogel

By Robert M. Bohm, Brenda L. Vogel

This narrow quantity deals a accomplished survey of the main criminological and delinquency theories, together with their philosophical foundations, coverage implications, empirical aid, and criticisms. A PRIMER ON CRIME AND DELINQUENCY thought can be utilized as a chief textual content or as a complement for different texts, anthologies, or collections of magazine articles.

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Parental disapproval), shame, and other consequences such as the loss of a job. Finally, Cornish and Clarke argue that different people calculate the costs and benefits of crime differently. ”30 The application of classical school tenets was supposed to make the criminal law fairer and easier to administer. To those ends, judicial discretion would be eliminated. Judges would only determine innocence or guilt. All offenders would be treated alike, and similar crimes would be treated similarly.

8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. Unless indicated otherwise, material in this section is from Comte (1974); Runes (1968); Saint-Simon (1964); and especially Zeitlin (1968). Wilson (1973:532). Vold and Bernard (1986:144). See Runes (1968:206). Unless indicated otherwise, the following description is from Vold and Bernard (1986:131–132); Taylor et al. (1974:37–38). Quetelet on the Laws of the Social System (2000:271). Guerry on the Statistics of Crime in France (2000:255).

Beccaria (1975:99). Beccaria (1975:93). Cited in Horkheimer (1996:89). For a more recent discussion about marriage and its deterrent effect on crime, see Warr (2002:105). Beccaria (1975:94–95). Copyright 2010 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved. May not be copied, scanned, or duplicated, in whole or in part. Due to electronic rights, some third party content may be suppressed from the eBook and/or eChapter(s). Editorial review has deemed that any suppressed content does not materially affect the overall learning experience.

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