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NCJ Number: 153193 Find in a Library
Title: Contemporary Criminological Theory
Author(s): F T Cullen; V S Burton Jr
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 498
Sponsoring Agency: New York University Press
New York, NY 10003
Publication Number: ISBN 0-8147-1501-X
Sale Source: New York University Press
Washington Square
New York, NY 10003
United States of America
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This volume provides an overview of contemporary criminological theory; the essays included here were chosen because they are likely to exert an enormous influence on future theoretical and empirical work, they were neglected by criminologists but should not have been, or they illustrate the relationship of control to crime.
Abstract: The themes around which the essays here center include control and support, control and shaming, control and context, control and power, and control and competition. The sections of the volume focus on specific topics including new directions in control theory; interaction, self, and crime; stratification and crime; gender, power, and crime; and reconsidering strain theory. Chapter references
Main Term(s): Criminal justice research
Index Term(s): Crime control theory; Strain theory; Theory
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