Larry J Siegel (Emeritus,University of Massachusetts, Lowell)
Concise, current, and affordable, best-selling CRIMINOLOGY: THE CORE, Fourth Edition delivers cutting-edge coverage in a succinct, student-friendly paperback. Author Larry Siegel guides readers through the fast-paced field of criminology, its most current research, and fascinating examples that help students truly understand criminological theory. The text effectively uses real-world material to clarify criminology's concepts and theories. Highlighting the interdisciplinary nature of criminology, it also offers unbiased coverage of even the most controversial issues--enabling readers to form their own opinions.