Criminology: Explaining Crime and Its Context

Author:   Stephen E. Brown ,  Finn-Aage Esbensen ,  Gilbert Geis
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Inc
Edition:   7th New edition
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9781422463321


Pages:   650
Publication Date:   15 May 2010
Replaced By:   9781455730100
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Author:   Stephen E. Brown ,  Finn-Aage Esbensen ,  Gilbert Geis
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Inc
Imprint:   Anderson Publishing
Edition:   7th New edition
Dimensions:   Width: 17.80cm , Height: 2.50cm , Length: 25.40cm
Weight:   0.939kg
ISBN:  

9781422463321


ISBN 10:   142246332
Pages:   650
Publication Date:   15 May 2010
Audience:   College/higher education ,  College/higher education ,  Tertiary & Higher Education ,  Tertiary & Higher Education
Replaced By:   9781455730100
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Out of Print
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Stephen E. Brown is a Professor of Criminology & Criminal Justice and Department Head at Western Carolina University. He received the Ph.D. in Criminal Justice and Criminology from The University of Maryland in 1979. He went through the professorial ranks at East Tennessee State University, serving as Department Chair for 11 years and leaving as Professor Emeritus in 2008. Brown has published articles in a number of journals, including Criminology, Journal of Criminal Justice, Journal of Criminal Justice Education, Criminal Justice Review, Youth and Society and Social Science Quarterly. His areas of research interest have been broad, covering topics such as family violence, deterrence, delinquency, and application of statistics within criminology. He has served as a Trustee on the board of The Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, and as editor of The American Society of Criminology's The Criminologist. He is currently working with several colleagues in assessing pedagogical challenges in teaching social science statistics. Finn-Aage Esbensen is the E. Desmond Lee Professor of Youth Crime and Violence in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Missouri-St. Louis and is currently serving as Department Chair. He has held research positions at the Center for Criminal Justice at Harvard Law School; Catholic University; the Behavioral Research Institute, Boulder, Colorado; and the Institute of Behavioral Science, University of Colorado. He received both his B.A. (German and Sociology) and M.A. (Sociology) degrees from Tufts University and his Ph.D. (Sociology) from the University of Colorado, Boulder. Gilbert Geis is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Criminology, Law, and Society at the University of California, Irvine. He is a former president of the American Society of Criminology and recipient of its Edwin H. Sutherland Award for outstanding research. He has also been given research awards by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the Western Society of Criminology, the American Justice Institute, and the National Organization for Victim Assistance. Geis received his undergraduate degree from Colgate University and his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin. Before joining the Irvine faculty, he taught at the University of Oklahoma and California State University, Los Angeles. Geis has published more than 400 articles on various aspects of crime and criminal justice.

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