Understanding Deviance: Canadian Edition

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Understanding Deviance: Canadian Edition - Downes, David, and Rock, Paul, and McCormick, Chris
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Understanding Deviance is an essential guide to criminological theory framed in a Canadian context. Prominent theorists such as Durkheim, Merton, and Thrasher are used to highlight the roots of the discipline, while the likes of Cicourel, Matza and Garland show how early approaches can be revised for the present-day. Some of the topics covered include juvenile deviance, street crime, aboriginal poverty, global capitalism, environmental crime, and living in a risk society. To ensure a balanced perspective, the major ...

Understanding Deviance: Canadian Edition 2009, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780195425673

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