Crime and Criminality: Causes and Consequences

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For courses in Criminology, Theories of Crime Causation, and Criminal and Deviant Behavior.This thorough primer fills the void between voluminous expensive texts and unsuitable paperback readers with a text that covers all significant issues and concepts relevant to students of sociology, criminology and criminal justice. The authors define, examine and explain crime and criminal behavior, and present various new theoretical perspectives on crime causation. The text provides students with an examination of society's response to crime, and presents several different justice perspectives.

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Crime and Criminality creates a bridge between "theoretical" and "applied" in this brief, yet thorough, text. It goes "back to basics," eliminating excess rhetoric and concentrating on the core theories and issues.

Written by law enforcement experts Ron Hunter and M.L. Dantzker, this text is highly suitable for any college setting. Readers will appreciate the simplicity of the explanations coupled with the broad applications they entail. This is definitely a criminology text for the real world!

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Ronald D. Hunter is Professor and Head of the Department of Applied Criminology at Western Carolina University. Prior to his academic career, he was a police officer in Florida. Dr. Hunter has written books on policing systems; the crime of robbery; and research methods in criminology.

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