Criminal Behavior explores crime as a developmental process from birth through early adulthood. It further examines the role that legal, political, and criminal justice systems play in the development of criminal behavior.

chapter 1|14 pages

What Is Crime?

chapter 2|24 pages

The Criminal Justice System

chapter 3|16 pages

The Juvenile Justice System

chapter 4|22 pages

Biological Roots of Crime

chapter 5|22 pages

Psychological Roots of Crime

chapter 6|28 pages

Social and Environmental Roots of Crime

chapter 9|16 pages

Mental Disorders and Crime

chapter 10|26 pages

Violent Crimes

chapter 11|22 pages

Economic and Property Crimes 213

chapter 12|18 pages

Victims of Crime

chapter 14|14 pages

The Future of Crime