By Robert M. Bohm, Brenda L. Vogel

This slender quantity bargains a entire survey of the main criminological and delinquency theories, together with their philosophical foundations, coverage implications, empirical aid, and criticisms. A PRIMER ON CRIME AND DELINQUENCY thought can be utilized as a first-rate textual content or as a complement for different texts, anthologies, or collections of magazine articles.

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Parental disapproval), shame, and other consequences such as the loss of a job. Finally, Cornish and Clarke argue that different people calculate the costs and benefits of crime differently. ”30 The application of classical school tenets was supposed to make the criminal law fairer and easier to administer. To those ends, judicial discretion would be eliminated. Judges would only determine innocence or guilt. All offenders would be treated alike, and similar crimes would be treated similarly.

All Rights Reserved. May not be copied, scanned, or duplicated, in whole or in part. Due to electronic rights, some third party content may be suppressed from the eBook and/or eChapter(s). Editorial review has deemed that any suppressed content does not materially affect the overall learning experience. Cengage Learning reserves the right to remove additional content at any time if subsequent rights restrictions require it. 26 CHAPTER 3 Perhaps more familiar than Saint-Simon is Isidore Marie Auguste Francois Xavier Comte (1798–1857), who is better known as Auguste Comte.

51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 23 Cornish and Clarke (1986). See Curran and Renzetti (1994:20). Cornish and Clarke (1986). Cullen and Agnew (2006:410). Vold (1958:23). Curran and Renzetti (1994:22). Rafter (2004:980). See Taylor et al. (1974:3). Taylor et al. (1974:3); but see Vold and Bernard (1986:28–29) for a different view. See Taylor et al. (1974:3). Curran and Renzetti (1994:21); Tittle (1995:12). Taylor et al. (1974:3). Beccaria (1975). Berofsky (1973:238). Beirne (1991:807). Beirne (1991:807). See Paternoster (1987); Finckenauer (1982).

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