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Rational Choice and Criminal Behavior

Recent Research and Future Challenges, 1st Edition

Edited by Alex R. Piquero, Stephen G. Tibbets

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366 pages

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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>

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General
SOC004000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology
SOC024000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Research
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General