Criminology Volume 2: The causes of crime

Muncie, John ed. (2006). Criminology Volume 2: The causes of crime. Sage Library of Criminology. London, UK: Sage Publications Ltd.

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Abstract

This three-volume set is the definitive reference tool for criminology and criminal justice students, researchers and practitioners worldwide. John Muncie presents a comprehensive collection of classic and contemporary pieces that define the study of crime. Each volume includes an introduction by the editor, to contextualize the historical, theoretical and empirical significance of the articles contained therein.
Volume 2: The Causes of Crime
Explanations of crime are various, diverse and contradictory. This volume brings together some of the major criminological paradigms (biological, psychological and sociological) which have attempted to locate the causes of crime.

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