By Joanne M. Kaufman,Robert Agnew

ISBN-10: 0754629120

ISBN-13: 9780754629122

Anomie, pressure and subcultural theories are one of the top theories of crime. Anomie theories kingdom that crime effects from the failure of society to manage safely the habit of people, rather the efforts of people to accomplish financial good fortune. pressure theories specialise in the influence of traces or stressors on crime, together with the lack to accomplish financial luck via felony channels. And subcultural theories argue that a few contributors flip to crime simply because they belong to teams that excuse, justify or approve of crime. This quantity provides the top decisions on each one concept, together with the unique statements of the theories, key efforts to revise the theories, and the most recent statements of every conception. The coeditors, Robert Agnew and Joanne Kaufman, are well-known pressure theorists; and their introductory essay presents an summary of the theories, discusses the connection among them, and introduces all the selections.

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