Crime and the American Dream, International Edition (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
176
Utgivningsdatum
2012-06-14
Upplaga
5
Förlag
Wadsworth Publishing
Medarbetare
Messner, Steven
Illustrationer
Illustrations
Dimensioner
230 x 161 x 7 mm
Vikt
233 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9781133528647
Crime and the American Dream, International Edition (häftad)

Crime and the American Dream, International Edition

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How has Americas over-emphasis on the pursuit of materialistic gain contributed to the its high rate of violent crime? CRIME AND THE AMERICAN DREAM, 5E, International Edition is an easy-to-understand book that attempts to answer that question using seminal criminological theory.
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Preface. 1. A Society Organized for Crime. 2. By Any Means Necessary: Serious Crime in America. 3. Ships in the Night: Theoretical Perspectives in Contemporary Criminology. 4. Culture, Institutional Structure, and Crime. 5. Strengthening Social Institutions and Rethinking the American Dream. References. Index.

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Richard Rosenfeld is a Curators Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Missouri-St. Louis and a past President of the American Society of Criminology. He has written several articles on violent crime, crime statistics, and crime control policy, and his current research focuses on explaining changes in crime rates over time. He is an ASC Fellow and has served on the National Academy of Sciences Committee on Law and Justice. Steven F. Messner is Distinguished Teaching Professor of Sociology at the University at Albany, State University of New York. He received his Ph.D. from Princeton University and has taught at Columbia University and Nankai University in the Peoples Republic of China. His research has focused primarily on the relationship between features of social organization and violent crime rates. His other books include PERSPECTIVES ON CRIME AND DEVIANCE, (with Allen E. Liska), THEORETICAL INTEGRATION IN THE STUDY OF DEVIANCE AND CRIME, (with Marvin D. Krohn and Allen E. Liska), and CRIME AND SOCIAL CONTROL IN A CHANGING CHINA (with Jianhong Liu and Lening Zhang). Dr. Messner has also authored numerous articles and book chapters on the topic of criminal violence and is a Fellow of the American Society of Criminology.

Innehållsförteckning

Preface.
1. A Society Organized for Crime.
2. By Any Means Necessary: Serious Crime in America.
3. Ships in the Night: Theoretical Perspectives in Contemporary Criminology.
4. Culture, Institutional Structure, and Crime.
5. Strengthening Social Institutions and Rethinking the American Dream.
References.
Index.