Description

Explores the interdisciplinary nature and potential of the field of criminology, covering the fields of sociology, economics, psychology, biology, philosophy and religious studies. The conclusion demonstrates various theoretical approaches for policy development and discusses opportunities for incorporating academic contributions into the political process.

Key Features

  • Chapters include boxed inserts and photos.
  • Each chapter is followed by Commentary written by respected researchers and writers in the field.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: A Multidisciplined Approach to Crime

2. Sociological Perspectives on Crime

3. Economics and Crime

4. Psychological Perspectives on Crime

5. Biological Perspectives on Crime

6. Philosophy and Crime

7. Religious Studies and Crime

8. Conclusion: Toward an Interdisciplinary Understanding of Crime

Details

No. of pages:
320
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Anderson
Print ISBN:
9781593459666
Electronic ISBN:
9781437755732