Introduction to Criminology : Theories, Methods, and Criminal Behavior, by Frank E. Hagan
- ISBN: 9781412979719 | 1412979714
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 1/15/2010
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Introduction to Criminology, Seventh Edition is a comprehensive introduction to the study of criminology designed for an introductory undergraduate courses.The book focuses on the vital core of criminological theory--theory, method, and criminal behavior. Hagan investigates all forms of criminal activity, such as organized crime, white collar crime, political crime, and environmental crime. He explains the methods of operation, the effects on society, and how various theories account for criminal behavior.New to this edition:Expansion of material on psycho-social and bio-social theoriesAdditional coverage of terrorism in Ch. 11, along with ethics in the research methods chapter, Ch. 2New chapter on CybercrimeNew Epilogue on the future of crime and the newest criminological theoriesNew Career Feature BoxesNew Crime Files Feature BoxesEnd-of-Chapter Web Research ExercisesNew full-color design and photo programIn-text links to study siteExpanded study site resources including video of the author and original podcasts recorded by the author for each chapterBlackboard and Web CT compatibility