Understanding Crime : A Multidisciplinary Approach book cover
1st Edition

Understanding Crime
A Multidisciplinary Approach

ISBN 9781593459666
Published April 1, 2005 by Routledge
282 Pages

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Book Description

Explores the interdisciplinary nature and potential of the field of criminology, covering the fields of sociology, economics, psychology, biology, philosophy and religious studies. The conclusion demonstrates various theoretical approaches for policy development and discusses opportunities for incorporating academic contributions into the political process.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: A Multidisciplined Approach to Crime 2. Sociological Perspectives on Crime 3. Economics and Crime 4. Psychological Perspectives on Crime 5. Biological Perspectives on Crime 6. Philosophy and Crime 7. Religious Studies and Crime 8. Conclusion: Toward an Interdisciplinary Understanding of Crime

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