Understanding Crime in Canada: An Introduction to Criminology, 2nd Edition

 
Understanding Crime in Canada: An Introduction to Criminology, 2nd Edition
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ISBN:
978-1-77255-400-7
 
Publisher:
Emond Publishing
 
Page Count:
512
 
Status:
Available
 
Publication Date:
February 2019
 
Subjects:
Criminal Justice and Criminology
 
 
 
 

Understanding Crime in Canada: An Introduction to Criminology, 2nd Edition provides a thorough overview of the foundations of criminology, ideal for those seeking a detailed introduction to the subject. It features a wide range of perspectives from numerous experts in the field and covers the methods, subjects, and theoretical approaches that will enrich readers’ understanding of crime in Canada.

This edition has been updated with new case studies and new coverage of cybercrime and terrorism, mental illness, and crime policy. In addition to this new material, the text explores important aspects of criminology including—but not limited to—the role of the media, key points of criminal law, and ways of measuring crime.

By looking at the theories surrounding crime in a real-world context, this resource offers a truly comprehensive review of crime and its effects on society.

  • Insights from expert contributors Valerie Steeves, Trevor Scott Milford, Craig Jones, Hilary Kim Morden, Ted Palys, Hannah Scott, Barry Cartwright, Jonathan Heidt, Gail S. Anderson, Jeff Shantz, Fiona M. Kay, Graham Farrell, Tarah Hodgkinson, Sara Thompson, Lisa Murphy, J.P. Fedoroff, William O’Grady, Andrew D. Hathaway, Amir Mostaghim, Scot Wortley, Poonam Puri, Simon Kupi, Ryan Scrivens, and Martin Bouchard
  • New chapter on cybercrime and terrorism
  • Added content on mental illness
  • Increased coverage of how crime policy is set and implemented
  • New case studies
  • New in-text cross references that direct readers to relevant content in other chapters
  • Streamlined content to improve flow and ease of use
  • Teaching supplements—including additional case studies—are available for adopting instructors

Part 1: Foundations of Criminology
Chapter 1: What Is Criminology?
Chapter 2: The Media: Shaping Our Understanding of Crime
Chapter 3: Criminal Law in Canada
Chapter 4: Measuring Crime
Chapter 5: Victims of Crime

Part 2: Theories of Crime
Chapter 6: Theories of Crime: A Brief Introduction
Chapter 7: Biological Approaches
Chapter 8: Psychological Approaches
Chapter 9: Sociological Approaches
Chapter 10: Gender and Crime
Chapter 11: Critical Criminology
Chapter 12: Crime Choice Theory

Part 3: Types of Crime
Chapter 13: Violent Crime
Chapter 14: Sexual Offences and Problematic Sexual Interests
Chapter 15: Property Crime
Chapter 16: Crimes of Morality
Chapter 17: Organized Crime and Gangs
Chapter 18: White-Collar Crime
Chapter 19: 21st-Century Crimes: Cybercrime and Terrorism

Glossary
Index

 
 
 
 
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