Criminological Theory: Context and Consequences
- Publish Date: 2001-12-01
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: J. Robert Lilly;Francis T. Cullen;Richard A. Ball
The Third Edition of this highly acclaimed book expands on previous editions with coverage of newly emerged theories and empirical updates supported by over 140 new references. Criminological Theory provides coverage of the latest theories in the field without diminishing the presentation of classic analysis. Major theoretical perspectives that have developed from both recent critical work and traditional schools, together with practical applications, compel the reader to apply theories to the contemporary social milieu.
A strong emphasis on social policy implications concerning crime and criminals make this a vital text for sociology, criminology, and criminal justice classes.