Vold's Theoretical Criminology

Snipes, Jeffrey B.,Bernard, Thomas J.,Gerould, Alexander L.
Oxford University Press

The standard text in the field, Vold's Theoretical Criminology is universally known by scholars in the discipline. Taking a largely historical approach, it discusses both classic and contemporary theories,.

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presenting historical context, empirical research, and policy implications for each one. The book concludes with a critical assessment of the state of theory in criminology.