Criminology: Theories, Patterns, and Typologies , Tenth by Larry J. Siegel

By Larry J. Siegel

Bestselling CRIMINOLOGY: THEORIES, styles, AND TYPOLOGIES, 10e promises the main accomplished, in-depth research of criminological thought and crime typologies to be had. supplying exceptional breadth and intensity of assurance, this publication is unmatched in its exhaustive learn base and foreign money, devoting all-new chapters to cyber-crime and terrorism--two of the most popular matters within the box this present day. filled with real-world illustrations, the 10th version contains state-of-the-art seminal learn, up to the moment coverage, newsworthy examples, and hundreds of thousands of latest references. A confirmed writer and authority in criminology and felony justice, Dr. Siegel is popular for his independent presentation of theories, concerns, and controversies. heading off ideological biases, Prof. Siegel encourages readers to weigh the facts and shape their very own conclusions.

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28 However, it is Sheldon (1896–1980) and Eleanor (1898– 1972) Glueck who are today considered founders of the developmental branch of criminological theory. While at Harvard University in the 1930s, they conducted research on the careers of known criminals to determine the factors that predicted persistent offending, making extensive use of interviews and records in their elaborate comparisons of criminals and noncriminals. connections Because Eysenck’s theory is essentially psychological, there will be more on his views in our Chapter 5 discussion of individual traits that produce crime.

Robbery Wrongful taking and carrying away of personal property from a person by violence or intimidation. A man armed with a loaded gun approaches another man on a deserted street and demands his wallet. Inchoate (Incomplete) Offenses Attempt An intentional act for the purpose of committing a crime that is more than mere preparation or planning of the crime. The crime is not completed, however. A person places a bomb in the intended victim’s car so that it will detonate when the ignition key is used.

Rape Unlawful sexual intercourse with a female without her consent. After a party, a man offers to drive a young female acquaintance home. He takes her to a wooded area and, despite her protests, forces her to have sexual relations with him. Robbery Wrongful taking and carrying away of personal property from a person by violence or intimidation. A man armed with a loaded gun approaches another man on a deserted street and demands his wallet. Inchoate (Incomplete) Offenses Attempt An intentional act for the purpose of committing a crime that is more than mere preparation or planning of the crime.

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