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Description - Contemporary Readings in Criminology by Gennifer A. Furst

Bringing real-world examples into the criminology course, Contemporary Readings in Criminology allows undergraduate students to read about major topics in criminology in the words of the original authors. Selected from well-respected sociology and criminology journals (including SAGE social science journals), the book's readings have been edited to make them more user-friendly and were vetted by a criminology instructor advisory board to ensure quality. A topic guide helps instructors better integrate the material into the course, and well-crafted section openers place each article in context. Key features of the new edition include: " introduces students to criminological research and methodology through edited, accessible articles that examine explanations for criminality via contemporary topics " includes articles on crime typology (drawn from popular sources such as newspapers) that address violent crime and terrorism, property crime, white-collar and organized crime, and public order crimes " contains unique pedagogy not found in other readers, including a preface, article abstracts, topic guide, a detailed list of additional Web resources, section openers, and end-of-article discussion questions.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781412956628
ISBN-10: 1412956625
Format: Paperback
(279mm x 215mm x 18mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 17-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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