Criminological Theories Introduction, Evaluation, and Application, by Akers, Ronald L.; Sellers, Christine S.; Jennings, Wesley G.
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- ISBN: 9780190935252 | 0190935251
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 7/24/2020
In Criminological Theories: Introduction, Evaluation, and Application, Eighth Edition, Ronald L. Akers, Christine S. Sellers, and Wesley G. Jennings provide a concise but thorough review and appraisal of the leading theories of crime and criminal justice. Based on the widespread success of the first seven editions, this landmark book keeps current with changes in the development, testing, integration, and application of important criminological theories. Each chapter has been updated and substantially revised in light of recent research and important changes in the theories. More extensive revision and updating have been done on biological and biosocial, psychological, social disorganization, and conflict theories.