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

By Joanne M. Kaufman,Robert Agnew

Anomie, pressure and subcultural theories are one of the major theories of crime. Anomie theories kingdom that crime effects from the failure of society to manage thoroughly the habit of people, really the efforts of people to accomplish financial good fortune. pressure theories specialize in the effect of lines or stressors on crime, together with the shortcoming to accomplish financial luck via criminal 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 best decisions on each one conception, together with the unique statements of the theories, key efforts to revise the theories, and the newest statements of every idea. The coeditors, Robert Agnew and Joanne Kaufman, are well-liked 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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