Crime and Criminology
With its unique blend of social science and legal research, the twelfth edition of Crime and Criminology offers students a broad context in which to study this dynamic subject, from its history and theories to its ongoing debates and discussions. In engaging, straightforward language, leading scholar and author Sue Titus Reid provides students with a solid understanding of the integral relationship between the law and theories of criminal behavior. This classic text
explores many timely topics well beyond simple headlines, examining the complex implications of our governing theories and policies.
Carefully streamlined, thoroughly revised, and insightfully updated, Crime and Criminology, Twelfth Edition, is an essential resource for students and scholars of this ever-changing--and always fascinating--topic.
New to the Twelfth Edition
* Material on the latest U.S. Supreme Court decisions, including those that the Court will hear during its 2007-2008 term
* Extended and strengthened treatment of theory, including recent empirical research and its applications
* Expanded coverage of issues of gender, race and ethnicity, and socioeconomic status
* "Global Focus" boxes highlighting global and international issues
* Updated "Media Focus" boxes focusing on current cases in the media