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CRIM: Introduction to Criminology, 3rd Edition

  • with Printed Access Card (12 Months/Multi Term) for MindTap
  • Gregory P. Brown
  • Ron Hoffman
  • Larry J. Siegel
  • ISBN-10: 0176883460
  • ISBN-13: 9780176883461
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  • Previous Editions: 2017
  • COPYRIGHT: 2019 Published
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Overview

About the Product

Known for being visually engaging, CRIM 3CE is part of our 4 LTR Press suite of products which is developed based on student and faculty feedback. The new edition is now available with access to MindTap, a digital learning solution that provides content aligned with the book and allows students to track their progress as they move through the program. This complete hybrid solution is designed to accommodate the diverse learning style of today’s students in the introduction to criminology course. CRIM 3CE provides students with the tools they need to understand the different strains of criminological theory and their different applications to addressing real-world problems.

Features

  • Criminological Theories are also found on perforated cards at the end of the textbook, synopsizing the major theories covered.

  • Policy and Practice in Criminology are found in various chapters throughout the text and include additional links between the theory and application, by looking at real-world issues on a broad scale.

About the Author

Gregory P. Brown

Dr. Gregory P. Brown is Associate Professor, Chair of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice and Director of the Institute for Applied Research (IASR) at Nipissing University in North Bay, Ontario. Dr. Brown has conducted research for a wide range of municipal, provincial and federal policing and correctional organizations, including the RCMP and Ontario Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services. Dr. Brown recently completed the study of the prevalence of mental illness among inmates in the Ontario correctional system, and he continues to lead the research team conducting a longitudinal study of recruits in the Ontario Provincial Police. Dr. Brown received his Ph.D. from the University of Waterloo in 1991, specializing in research methods and statistics. He worked as a Senior Project Officer for the Ontario Ministry of Correctional Services (1994-96) and team leader, Research & Evaluation Unit, Ontario Police College (1996-2000.

Ron Hoffman

Ron Hoffman is currently an Assistant Professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Nipissing University. Previously, Ron was an instructor and the subject coordinator for mental health issues at the Ontario Police College. As a member of the OPC’s Advanced Patrol Training team, Ron received the 2000 Amethyst Award for re-designing a refresher training program for frontline police officers. Prior to commencing his duties at the college, Ron held various positions including police officer, probation and parole officer, and community college teacher. Ron was also the project coordinator for the National Use of Force Framework, which forms the basis of Ontario’s Use of Force Model. Ron was awarded the 2008 Award of Excellence by the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police, Police/Mental Health Liaison Committee for his article “Not Just Another Call ... Police Response to People with Mental Illnesses”.

Larry J. Siegel

LARRY J. SIEGEL was born in the Bronx, New York. While living on Jerome Avenue and attending City College (CCNY) in the 1960s, he was swept up in the social and political currents of the time. He became intrigued with the influence contemporary culture had on individual behavior: did people shape society or did society shape people? He applied his interest in social forces and human behavior to the study of crime and justice. After graduating from CCNY, he attended the newly opened program in criminal justice at the State University of New York at Albany, where he earned both his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees. After completing his graduate work, Dr. Siegel began his teaching career at Northeastern University, where he was a faculty member for nine years. After leaving Northeastern, he held teaching positions at the University of Nebraska, Omaha, and Saint Anselm College in New Hampshire, and the School of Criminology and Justice Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, where he taught for 27 years; he is now a professor emeritus, still teaching online courses in criminology and criminal justice. Dr. Siegel has written extensively in the area of crime and justice, including books on juvenile law, delinquency, criminology, criminal justice, and criminal procedure. He is a court-certified expert on police conduct and has testified in numerous legal cases. The father of four and grandfather of three, Larry Siegel now resides in Naples, Florida, with his wife, Terry, and their two dogs, Watson and Cody..

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Crime and Criminology
Chapter 2: The Nature and Extent of Crime
Chapter 3: Victims and Victimization
Chapter 4: Choice Theory: Because They Want To
Chapter 5: Trait Theory: It’s In Their Blood
Chapter 6: Social Structure Theories
Chapter 7: Socialization and Crime
Chapter 8: Social Conflict Theory: Power, Privilege, and Social Justice
Chapter 9: Integrated Theories: Things Change
Chapter 10: Violent Crime
Chapter 11: Property Crimes
Chapter 12: White-Collar Crime and Organized Crime
Chapter 13: Public Order Crimes
Chapter 14: The Challenge of Crime in the 21st Century: A Global Criminology

New to this edition

  • Learning Objectives are found at the beginning of each chapter and are now aligned with revised Bloom’s taxonomy.
  • Each chapter now ends with a summary of the main concepts. These provide an immediate review and reinforcement of the content learned in the chapter.
  • Discussion questions are found at the end of the chapter, and while they reinforce the content covered, they further provide students with the opportunity to reflect and apply on what they have learned.
  • Chapter in Review cards are perforated and found at the end of the textbook. They have been restructured in the third edition to focus on recall and retention of the main objectives, and serve as a good tool for practice and self-testing.
  • Criminology at the Movies is a new feature found in every chapter. It helps bring to life the issues and topics being discussed in a way that is engaging and relevant to students.
  • Career Connections is a new feature where students are introduced to people who work in the criminal justice system in a variety of roles.
  • A new feature called “Theoretical Application” gives students the chance to read about how academic theories get translated into real results in the field of criminal justice.
  • A new chapter on cybercrime was added, and focuses on this global issue and the impact it has on the individual.
  • MindTap for CRIM 3CE is a personalized teaching experience with engaging assignments that help students connect concepts to the real world. Critical thinking is encouraged through analysis, application, and reflection.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

MindTap Instant Access (12 Months/Multi Term) for Brown's CRIM: Introduction to Criminology  (ISBN-10: 0176712623 | ISBN-13: 9780176712624)

MindTap® provides you with the tools you need to manage your time better. You can complete assignments whenever and wherever with course material customized and streamlined for you by your instructor in a proven and easy-to-use interface. Relevant, engaging material keeps you connected to your course and course analytics by providing timely feedback showing you where you stand at all times—both individually and compared with the highest performers in class. With a wide array of course specific tools and apps – from an interactive eBook to note taking capabilities and flashcards, you can feel confident that MindTap is a worthwhile and valuable investment in your education. Please note - A Course Registration URL or Course Key is required from your Instructor to use MindTap.

MindTap Printed Access Card (12 Months/Multi Term) for Brown's CRIM: Introduction to Criminology  (ISBN-10: 017671264X | ISBN-13: 9780176712648)
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Student Supplements

MindTap Instant Access (12 Months/Multi Term) for Brown's CRIM: Introduction to Criminology  (ISBN-10: 0176712623 | ISBN-13: 9780176712624)

MindTap® provides you with the tools you need to manage your time better. You can complete assignments whenever and wherever with course material customized and streamlined for you by your instructor in a proven and easy-to-use interface. Relevant, engaging material keeps you connected to your course and course analytics by providing timely feedback showing you where you stand at all times—both individually and compared with the highest performers in class. With a wide array of course specific tools and apps – from an interactive eBook to note taking capabilities and flashcards, you can feel confident that MindTap is a worthwhile and valuable investment in your education. Please note - A Course Registration URL or Course Key is required from your Instructor to use MindTap.

MindTap Printed Access Card (12 Months/Multi Term) for Brown's CRIM: Introduction to Criminology  (ISBN-10: 017671264X | ISBN-13: 9780176712648)