Likewise, some people live in environments that present many more opportunities to commit crime. It also has a weird blind spot with regards to computer crimes, which it seems to believe are committed pretty much solely by teenagers looking to show off their 1337 hax, rather than virgin soil for the next generation of profit-seeking organized crime. The text details the crimes of real-life people to illustrate specific criminology theories. An interesting, if dense and somewhat limited, textbook. Siegel continues to incorporate his hallmark balanced and unbiased presentation of theory, policy, high-interest examples, and cutting-edge and seminal research. Highlighting the interdisciplinary nature of the field, it also offers unbiased coverage of even the most controversial issues -- enabling you to form your own opinions. What's more, the MindTap that accompanies this text helps students practice and master techniques and key concepts while engaging them with video cases, career scenarios, visual summaries, and more.
As an aside — porn laws in Canada are apparently at least nominally stricter than I thought they were. He is a court-certified expert on police conduct and has testified in numerous legal cases. He is a court-certified expert on police conduct and has testified in numerous legal cases. The majority of pages are undamaged with minimal creasing or tearing, minimal pencil underlining of text, no highlighting of text, no writing in margins. Trait theory: it's in their blood -- Chapter 6. Siegel has written extensively in the area of crime and justice, including books on juvenile law, delinquency, criminology, criminal justice, and criminal procedure.
They are not available as part of the free 14 day eBook access promotion and many do not include mobile access. It is kind of interesting how much of a non-issue porn use has become today, though. Clear, engaging, and completely current, this paperback is also concise and absolutely affordable. Cengage Learning reserves the right to remove content from eBooks at any time if subsequent rights restrictions require it. If you are not sure what is included with an eBook or if you have questions about how the eBook differs from the printed text, please call. He applied his interest in social forces and human behavior to the study of crime and justice.
The tidiness of this theory is that it also does a pretty neat job of explaining the whole spectrum of criminal activity, including white collar crime. VitalSource is the platform used for the vast majority of eBooks sold on CengageBrain. Very minimal damage to the cover including scuff marks, but no holes or tears. Violent crime -- Chapter 11. Developmental theories: things change -- Chapter 10. Carefully structured to cover relevant information in a manageable format and in a presentation that is interesting and contemporary, renowned author Larry J. Grounded in Siegel's signature cutting-edge theory and meticulous research, this book covers all sides of an issue without a political or theoretical position, allowing students to form their own opinions and appreciate the interdisciplinary nature of criminology.
It is also packed with engaging learning tools to maximize student success. For more information, visit our. Yes, it was 2006, but there were certainly more than just script kiddies in cyberspace back then. The more time you spend in these areas, the more likely you are to commit a crime, due to combinations of poverty, peer group dynamics, criminal subcultures, etc. Crime and criminology -- Chapter 2. Social process theories: socialized to crime -- Chapter 8.
The nature and extent of crime -- Chapter 3. Clear, engaging, and completely current, this four-color paperback is also concise and affordable. Editorial review has deemed that any suppressed content does not materially affect the overall learning experience. My first comprehensive reading on criminology, this textbook by Siegel, Brown and Hoffman, provides a general overview of major criminological theories, as well as a fairly-systematic breakdown of theories of crime causation and crime typologies. They must be in a saleable condition. The dust jacket for hard covers may not be included.
Includes passcode for Infotrac college edition Includes bibliographical references p. Author Larry Siegel guides you through the fast-paced field of criminology, its most current research, and fascinating examples that help you truly understand criminological theory. Please note that due to electronic rights restrictions, some third party content may be suppressed from eBooks. You'll get the latest insights into political crime; terrorism e. After completing his graduate work, Dr. The text details the crimes of real-life people to illustrate specific criminology theories. But if a sufficiently tempting opportunity came along — say the ability to make tens of millions of dollars via insider trading — that temptation may be enough to overcome even a lifetime of easy living, cautiousness, and self-control.
Good: A book that has been read but is in good condition. Author Larry Siegel guides you through the fast-paced field of Criminology, its most current research and fascinating examples that help you understand criminological theory. I figured out why I couldn't like this book more than about 3 stars. He became intrigued with the influence contemporary culture had on individual behavior: did people shape society or did society shape people? This edition includes the latest insights into political crime; terrorism e. The textbook definitely seems to stumble at a few points, particularly when it comes to describing public order crimes like drug consumption, prostitution and porn. Carefully structured to cover relevant information in a manageable format and in a presentation that is interesting and contemporary, renowned author Larry J.