Vold's Theoretical Criminology

Professor of Crime Law and Justice Thomas J Bernard; Associate Professor of Criminal Justice Studies Jeffrey B Snipes; Alexander L Gerould
Oxford University Press, USA

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 and empirical research for each one. The book concludes with a chapter on assessing theories and their policy implications.