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Rational Choice and Criminal Behavior

Recent Research and Future Challenges

Edited by Alex R. Piquero, Stephen G. Tibbets

Routledge – 2002 – 368 pages

Series: Current Issues in Criminal Justice

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    978-0-8153-3678-5
    November 30th 2001

Description

Rational Choice and Criminal Behavior" is a collection of essays by experts in the field of criminal justice examines various aspects of the rational choice framework, which deals with the degree to which criminal behavior represents a rational choice. The editors also include essays that cover specific policy approaches that stem from this framework, an argument that is crucial in the debate over punishment as a deterrent and the role of society in fostering criminal behavior. </P>

Name: Rational Choice and Criminal Behavior: Recent Research and Future Challenges (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Alex R. Piquero, Stephen G. Tibbets. Rational Choice and Criminal Behavior" is a collection of essays by experts in the field of criminal justice examines various aspects of the rational choice framework, which deals with the degree to which criminal behavior represents a rational...
Categories: Sociology & Social Policy