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Fifty Key Thinkers in Criminology (Routledge Key Guides)

Fifty Key Thinkers in Criminology (Routledge Key Guides)
Author: N/A
ISBN 13: 9780415429115
ISBN 10: 415429110
Edition: 1
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 2010-01-27
Format: Paperback
Pages: 352
List Price: $34.95

Fifty Key Thinkers in Criminology brings the history of criminological thought alive through a collection of fascinating life stories. The book covers a range of historical and contemporary thinkers from around the world, offering a stimulating combination of biographical fact with historical and cultural context. A rich mix of life-and-times detail and theoretical reflection is designed to generate further discussion on some of the key contributions that have shaped the field of criminology.

Featured profiles include:

  • Cesare Beccaria

  • Nils Christie

  • Albert Cohen

  • Carol Smart

  • W. E. B. DuBois

  • John Braithwaite

Fifty Key Thinkers in Criminology is an accessible and informative guide that includes helpful cross-referencing and suggestions for further reading. It is of value to all students of criminology and of interest to those in related disciplines, such as sociology and criminal justice.