CJ 8106/406 Criminological Theories Fall 2016
1. You are going to be reading a substantial section from
each of the books listed below. For some books, you will be reading all
the chapters. For other books, you will be reading most. For others, you
will be reading some. If you want to save, try used books either through
but be sure to plan ahead given long shipping times - perhaps up to four weeks.
OF COURSE, Temple University bookstore is your
preferred retailer for all things textbook and sweatshirt related.
Garland, D. (2002). The Culture of Control: Crime and Social Order in Contemporary Society. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. $25
Gottfredson, M., & Hirschi, T. (1990). A General Theory of Crime. Stanford: Stanford
Laub, J., & Sampson, R. J. (2003). Shared Beginnings, Divergent Lives: Delinquent Boys to Age
Peterson, R.D., and Krivo, L.J. (2010). Divergent Social Worlds: Neighborhood crime and the racial-spatial divide. New York: Russell Sage Foundation. $25
Messner, S. F., & Rosenfeld, R. (2001). Crime and the American Dream. Monterey: Wadsworth.
Sampson, R. J. (2012). Great American City: Chicago and the Enduring Neighborhood Effect.
Satel, S., & Lilienfeld, S. (2013). Brainwashed: The Seductive Appeal of Mindless Neuroscience. New York: Basic Books.
Singer, S. (2014). America's Safest City: Delinquency and Modernity in Suburbia. New York: New York University Press.
Sutherland, E. H. (1983). White Collar Crime: The Uncut Version. New Haven: Yale University Press. $34 Be sure to get uncut version
Wikstrom, P.-O. H., Oberwittler, D., Treiber, K., & Hardie, B. (2012). Breaking Rules: The Social and Situational Dynamics of Young People's Urban Crime. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
Akers, R. L., & Sellers, C. S. (2012). Criminological Theories. (6th Edition). Oxford: Oxford University Press. Paperback.