Encyclopedia of Criminological Theory, 1st Edition

  • Published By: SAGE
  • ISBN-10: 1412959195
  • ISBN-13: 9781412959193
  • DDC: 364.01
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1240 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released May 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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This two volume set is designed to serve as a reference source for anyone interested in the roots of contemporary criminological theory. Drawing together a team of international scholars, it examines the global landscape of all the key theories and the theorists behind them, presenting them in a context needed to understand their strengths and weaknesses. The work provides essays on cutting edge research as well as concise, to the point definitions of key concepts, ideas, schools, and figures. Topics include contexts and concepts in criminological theory, the social construction of crime, policy implications of theory, diversity and intercultural contexts, conflict theory, rational choice theories, conservative criminology, feminist theory, and more.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Editorial Board.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Entries.
Reader’s Guide.
About the Editors.
Criminological Time Line: The Top 25 Theoretical Contributions.
1: Abolitionism.
2: Adler, Freda: Sisters in Crime.
3: Agnew, Robert: General Strain Theory.
4: Agnew, Robert: Integrated Theory.
5: Aichhorn, August: Wayward Youth.
6: Akers, Ronald L.: Social Learning Theory.
7: Alarid, Leanne Fiftal, and Velmer S. Burton, Jr.: Gender and Serious Offending.
8: Alcohol and Violence.
9: Alexander, Franz, and William Healy: Roots of Crime.
10: Altruistic Fear.
11: Anarchist Criminology.
12: Anderson, Elijah: Code of the Street.
13: Andrews, D. A., and James Bonta: A Personal, Interpersonal, and Community-Reinforcement (PIC-R) Perspective on Criminal Conduct.
14: Anomie and White-Collar Crime.
15: Aschaffenburg, Gustav: German Criminology.
16: Athens, Lonnie: Interaction and Violence.
17: Bandura, Albert: Social Learning Theory.
18: Bartusch, Dawn Jeglum, and Ross L. Matsueda: Gender and Reflected Appraisals.
19: Beccaria, Cesare: Classical School.
20: Becker, Gary S.: Punishment, Human Capital, and Crime.
21: Becker, Howard S.: Labeling and Deviant Careers.
22: Bennett, William J., John J. DiIulio, Jr., and John P. Walters: Moral Poverty Theory.
23: Benson, Michael L.: The Collateral Consequences of White-Collar Offending.
24: Bentham, Jeremy: Classical School.
25: Bernard, Thomas J., and Jeffrey B. Snipes: Variable-Centered Approach.
26: Blau, Judith R., and Peter M. Blau: Inequality and Crime.
27: Bonger, Willem: Capitalism and Crime.
28: Bottcher, Jean: Social Practices of Gender.
29: Bourgois, Philippe: In Search of Respect.
30: Brain Abnormalities and Crime.
31: Braithwaite, John: Reintegrative Shaming Theory.
32: Brantingham, Patricia L., and Paul J. Brantingham: Environmental Criminology.
33: Briar, Scott, and Irving Piliavin: Delinquency, Commitment, and Stake in Conformity.
34: Broidy, Lisa M., and Robert Agnew: A General Strain Theory of Gender and Crime.
35: Burgess, Robert L., and Ronald L. Akers: Differential Association-Reinforcement Theory.
36: Bursik, Robert J., Jr., and Harold C. Grasmick: Levels of Control.
37: Campbell, Anne: Girls in the Gang.
38: Capitalism and White-Collar Crime.
39: Catalano, Richard F., and J. David Hawkins: Social Development Model.
40: Chambliss, William J.: Power, Conflict, and Crime.
41: Chambliss, William J.: The Saints and the Roughnecks.
42: Chamlin, Mitchell B., and John K. Cochran: Social Altruism and Crime.
43: Chesney-Lind, Meda: Feminist Model of Female Delinquency.
44: Chiricos, Ted: Racial Threat and Fear.
45: Clarke, Ronald V.: Situational Crime Prevention.
46: Clinard, Marshall B.: The Black Market.
47: Cloward, Richard A.: The Theory of Illegitimate Means.
48: Cloward, Richard A., and Lloyd E. Ohlin: Delinquency and Opportunity.
49: Cognitive Theories of Crime.
50: Cohen, Albert K.: Delinquent Boys.
51: Cohen, Albert K.: Deviance and Control.
52: Cohen, Lawrence E., and Marcus K. Felson: Routine Activity Theory.
53: Collective Security/Fear and Loathing.
54: Colvin, Mark: Coercion Theory.
55: Colvin, Mark: Social Sources of the New Mexico Prison Riot.
56: Colvin, Mark, Francis T. Cullen, and Thomas Vander Ven: Coercion, Social Support, and Crime.
57: Colvin, Mark, and John Pauly: A Structural Marxist Theory of Delinquency.
58: Convict Criminology.
59: Cook, Philip J.: Supply and Demand of Criminal Opportunities.
60: Cornish, Derek B., and Ronald V. Clarke: Rational Choice Theory.
61: Costello, Barbara J., and Helen J. Mederer: A Control Theory of Gender and Crime.
62: Cressey, Donald R.: Embezzlement and White-Collar Crime.
63: Crime Hot Spots.
64: Criminal Career Paradigm.
65: Croall, Hazel: Individual Differences and White-Collar Crime.
66: Cullen, Francis T.: Social Support and Crime.
67: Cultural Criminology.
68: Currie, Elliott: The Market Society and Crime.
69: Daly, Kathleen: Women’s Pathways to Felony Court.
70: Decker, Scott H., and Richard T. Wright: Decisions of Street Offenders.
71: De Fleur, Melvin L., and Richard Quinney: A Reformulation of Sutherland’s Differential Association Theory.
72: DiIulio, John J., Jr.: Prison Management and Prison Order.
73: Dodge, Kenneth A.: Aggression and a Hostile Attribution Style.
74: Drennon-Gala, Don: Social Support and Delinquency.
75: Dugdale, Richard L.: The Jukes.
76: Durkheim, Émile: Anomie and Suicide.
77: Eck, John E.: Places and the Crime Triangle.
78: Economic Theory and Crime.
79: Elliott, Delbert S., Suzanne S. Ageton, and Rachelle J. Canter: Integrated Perspective on Delinquency.
80: Ellis, Lee: Evolutionary Neuroandrogenic Theory.
81: England, Ralph W.: A Theory of Middle-Class Delinquency.
82: Environmental Toxins Theory.
83: Erikson, Kai T.: Wayward Puritans.
84: Eugenics and Crime: Early American Positivism.
85: Eysenck, Hans J.: Crime and Personality.
86: Farrington, David P.: The Integrated Cognitive Antisocial Potential Theory.
87: Felson, Marcus K.: Crime and Everyday Life.
88: Felson, Marcus K.: Crime and Nature.
89: Felson, Richard B., and James T. Tedeschi: Social Interactionist Theory of Violence.
90: Ferraro, Kenneth F.: Risk Interpretation Model.
91: Ferri, Enrico: Positivist School.
92: Fishbein, Diana H.: Biosocial Theory.
93: Fisher, Bonnie S., and Jack L. Nasar: Fear Spots.
94: Freud, Sigmund: The Deviant Woman.
95: Freudian Theory.
96: Gangs and the Underclass.
97: Garofalo, Raffaele: Positivist School.
98: Geis, Gilbert: Perspectives on White-Collar Crime Scandals.
99: Gendreau, Paul, D. A. Andrews, and James Bonta: The Theory of Effective Correctional Intervention.
100: General Deterrence Theory.
101: Giallombardo, Rose: Women in Prison.
102: Gibbs, Jack P.: Deterrence Theory.
103: Giordano, Peggy C., and Stephen A. Cernkovich: Cognitive Transformation and Desistance.
104: Glueck, Sheldon, and Eleanor Glueck: The Origins of Crime.
105: Goddard, Henry H.: Feeblemindedness and Delinquency.
106: Goffman, Erving: Asylums.
107: Gordon, David M.: Political Economy and Crime.
108: Goring, Charles: The English Convict.
109: Gottfredson, Michael R., and Travis Hirschi: Self-Control Theory.
110: Green, Stuart P.: Moral Theory of White-Collar Crime.
111: Greenberg, David F.: Age, Capitalism, and Crime.
112: Grounded Theory.
113: Hagan, John: Power-Control Theory.
114: Hagan, John, and Holly Foster: Stress and Gendered Pathways to Delinquency.
115: Hagan, John, and Bill McCarthy: Mean Streets and Delinquency.
116: Hagan, John, and Bill McCarthy: Social Capital and Crime.
117: Hare, Robert D.: Psychopathy and Crime.
118: Harris, Judith Rich: Why Parents Do Not Matter.
119: Haynie, Dana L.: Contexts of Risk.
120: Heimer, Karen, and Stacy De Coster: The Gendering of Violent Delinquency.
121: Heimer, Karen, and Ross L. Matsueda: A Theory of Differential Social Control.
122: Herrnstein, Richard J., and Charles Murray: Crime and the Bell Curve.
123: Hindelang, Michael J., Michael R. Gottfredson, and James Garofalo: Lifestyle Theory.
124: Hirschi, Travis: Social Control Theory.
125: Hooton, Earnest A.: The American Criminal.
126: Horowitz, Ruth, and Gary Schwartz: Honor and Gang Delinquency.
127: Incarceration and Recidivism.
128: Individual Differences and White-Collar Crime.
129: Inequality and Crime.
130: Insanity and Crime: Early American Positivism.
131: Integrated Theories of White-Collar Crime.
132: Irwin, John, and Donald R. Cressey: Importation Theory.
133: Jankowski, Martin Sanchez: Islands in the Street.
134: Jeffery, C. Ray: Crime Prevention through Environmental Design.
135: Katz, Jack: Seductions of Crime.
136: Klein, Dorie: The Etiology of Female Crime.
137: Klein, Malcolm W., and Cheryl L. Maxson: Street Gang Structure and Organization.
138: Kobrin, Solomon: Neighborhoods and Crime.
139: Kohlberg, Lawrence: Moral Development Theory.
140: Kornhauser, Ruth Rosner: Social Sources of Delinquency.
141: Koss, Mary P.: The Prevalence and Sources of Rape.
142: Kretschmer, Ernst: Physique and Character.
143: Krivo, Lauren J., and Ruth D. Peterson: Extreme Disadvantage and Crime.
144: Krohn, Marvin D.: Networks and Crime.
145: Kruttschnitt, Candace, and Rosemary Gartner: Women and Imprisonment.
146: LaFree, Gary D.: Legitimacy and Crime.
147: LaFree, Gary D., and Christopher Birkbeck: Situational Analysis of Crime.
148: Lahey, Benjamin B., and Irwin D. Waldman: Developmental Propensity Model.
149: Le Blanc, Marc: An Integrated Personal Control Theory of Deviant Behavior.
150: Left Realism Criminology.
151: Lemert, Edwin M.: Primary and Secondary Deviance.
152: Lewis, Dan A., and Greta W. Salem: Incivilities and Fear.
153: Life-Course Interdependence.
154: Loeber, Rolf, and Magda Stouthamer-Loeber: Pathways to Crime.
155: Lombroso, Cesare: The Criminal Man.
156: Lombroso, Cesare: The Female Offender.
157: Luckenbill, David F.: Stages in Violence.