Crime and Criminology (Aspen College Series) 14th Edition
Providing a unique blend of social science and legal research, Crime and Criminology offers students a broad context in which to study this dynamic subject, from its history and theories to its ongoing debates and discussions.
- Provides students with a solid understanding of the integral relationship between the law and theories of criminal behavior
- Recent updates include the impact of terrorism and the economic downturn on the criminal justice system, victims with disabilities, healthcare and Medicare fraud, and the decriminalization of marijuana for personal use
- Expanded coverage of rehabilitation and deterrence, statutory rape, elder abuse, domestic violence, intimate partner violence, hate crimes, gun control, property crimes, and more
- Presents new research on families, twins, adoptees, and how brain function may be used to explain criminal behavior
- Integrates engaging pedagogy throughout