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Frontiers of Criminology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080115795, 9781483154565

Frontiers of Criminology

1st Edition

Summary of the Proceedings of the British Congress on Crime, 5–9 September 1966, University College, London

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Editors: Hugh J. Klare David Haxby
eBook ISBN: 9781483154565
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1967
Page Count: 160
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Frontiers of Criminology is a summary of the Proceedings of the British Congress on Crime held at the University College, London, on September 5-9, 1966.
This book deals with the subjects presented during the proceedings and provides discussions on crime and delinquency, with attention to three keynote lectures. The first keynote lecture deals with theories and assumptions about crime. This discussion includes analytical theories, typologies or study of common traits of groups, social theories, white-collar crimes, and even applications of the games theory. The second keynote lecture focuses on research and research methods and the types of problems encountered. This keynote addresses the causes of juvenile delinquency, the state of forensic science, the police and the judicial system, sentencing, and the treatment of offenders. Dr. Michael Rutter's research on parents and children's delinquency is noted. The third keynote lecture evaluates individualization and treatment, and how society is now revising its use of institutional measures to restrict offenders and protect society. Institutional treatment includes therapeutic community undertakings and group counseling. This book also considers prevention of crime and treatment of offenders where it examines the relationship between the police and the public, the community and its ""rejected"" members, and the problems of individualization of treatment.
This text is suitable for police administrators, criminologists, counselors, psychologists, lawyers, and sociologists.

Table of Contents

Editors Note


First Keynote Lecture

I. A Century of Causal Theory

II. Some Theories about Crime

1. Analytical Theories

2. Typologies

3. Aspects of Addiction

4. Social Theories

5. White-collar Crime

6. Games Theory

Second Keynote Lecture

III. Research and Research Methods

IV. Research Problems

7. The Nature of Crime

8. Causation and Prevention

9. Treatment Research

Third Keynote Lecture

V. Individualization and Involvement in Treatment and Prevention

VI. Prevention and Treatment

10. Prevention

11. The Community and Its Rejects

12. Classification

13. Treatment


A. Program

B. Lecturers

C. Congress Participants (excluding Lecturers)


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Hugh J. Klare

David Haxby

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