Anomie, Strain and Subcultural Theories of Crime (The by Joanne M. Kaufman,Robert Agnew

By Joanne M. Kaufman,Robert Agnew

Anomie, pressure and subcultural theories are one of the top theories of crime. Anomie theories country that crime effects from the failure of society to manage safely the habit of people, quite the efforts of people to accomplish financial good fortune. pressure theories specialize in the impression of lines or stressors on crime, together with the lack to accomplish financial good fortune via felony channels. And subcultural theories argue that a few participants flip to crime simply because they belong to teams that excuse, justify or approve of crime. This quantity provides the major decisions on each one concept, together with the unique statements of the theories, key efforts to revise the theories, and the newest statements of every thought. The coeditors, Robert Agnew and Joanne Kaufman, are admired pressure theorists; and their introductory essay presents an summary of the theories, discusses the connection among them, and introduces all the selections.

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