The goal of this resource manual is to help students understand crime, the origins of criminological theory, the emergence of sociological criminology and the subcultures of delinquency. It also provides information on the different types of crimes that exist.

chapter 1|12 pages

What is Crime?

chapter 2|13 pages

The Measurement of Crime

chapter 3|14 pages

The Origins of Criminological Theory

chapter 4|16 pages

The Emergence of Sociological Criminology

chapter 7|21 pages

Theoretical Diversity

chapter 8|15 pages

New Directions in Criminological Theory

chapter 9|15 pages

Interpersonal Violence

chapter 10|13 pages

Property Crime

chapter 11|14 pages

Public-Order Crime

chapter 12|13 pages

Syndicated Crime

chapter 13|14 pages

White—Collar Crime

chapter 14|13 pages

Political Crime

chapter 15|14 pages

Inequality, Crime, and Victimization

chapter 16|14 pages

Comparative Criminology