1st Edition

Rational Choice and Criminal Behavior
Recent Research and Future Challenges

ISBN 9780815336785
Published November 30, 2001 by Routledge
366 Pages

USD $190.00

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Book Description

Rational Choice and Criminal Behavior" is a collection of essays by experts in the field of criminal justice examines various aspects of the rational choice framework, which deals with the degree to which criminal behavior represents a rational choice. The editors also include essays that cover specific policy approaches that stem from this framework, an argument that is crucial in the debate over punishment as a deterrent and the role of society in fostering criminal behavior. </P>