- Format: Paperback
- Number of Pages: 560 pages
- Dimensions: 203.2 x 251.46 x 22.86mm
- Weight: 929.86g
- Publication date: 17 Oct 2007
- Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd
Introduction to Criminology, Sixth Edition is a comprehensive introduction to the study of criminology and includes oneachapter on the criminal justice system. It aims to avoid an overly legal and crime control orientation and instead concentrates on the vital core of criminological theory--theory, method, and criminal behavior. Hagan investigates all forms of criminal activity, such as organized crime, white collar crime, political crime, and environmental crime. He explains the methods of operation, the effects on society, and how various theories account for criminal behavior.