Criminology Theories

Main

Beccaria, Cesare & Bentham, Jeremy

1764

Statistical and Cartographic Techniques - Quetelet, Adolphe

1840

The Jukes Eugenics and Crime: Early American Positivism - Dugdale, Richard

1875

The Criminal Man - Lombroso, Cesare

1876

Positivist School - Garofalo, Raffaele

1885

The Female Offender - Lombroso, Cesare

1893

Positivist School - Ferri, Enrico

1901

German Criminology - Aschanffenburg, Gustav

1903

Early American Positivism - Parmelee, Maurice

1908

Feeblemindedness and Delinquency - Goddard, Henry

1912

The English Convist - Goring, Charles

1913

Capitalism and Crime - Bonger, Willem

1916

Physique and Character - Ernst, Kretschmer

1921

The Unadjusted Girl - Thomas, W. L.

1923

Wayward Youth - Aichhorn, August

1925

The Gang - Thrasher, Fredrick

1927

The American Criminal - Hooton, Earnest

1930

The Jack-Roller - Shaw, Clifford

1930

*The Orgins of Crime - Glueck, Sheldon, Eleanor Glueck

1930

The Deviant Woman - *Freud, Sigmund

1932

The Professional Thief - Sutherland, Edwin

1937

**Social Structure and Anomie - **Merton, Robert

1938

The Dramatization of Evil - Tannenbaum, Frank

1938

Culture Conflict and Crime - Sellin, Thorsten

1938

**Social Disorganization Theory- Shaw, Clifford, and Henry McKay

1942

Street Corner Society - Whyte, William Foote

1943

**Differential Association and Social Organization - Sutherland, Edwin

1947

*Aggression in the Western World - *Parsons, Talcott

1947

**White-Collar Crime - **Sutherland, Edwin

1947

Somatotypes and Delinquency - Sheldon, William

1949

Embezzlement and White-Collar Crime - Cressey, Donald

1950

The Hidden Female Offender - Pollak, Otto

1950

Personal and Social Controls and Delinquency - Reiss, Albert

1951

Neighborhoods and Crime - Kobrin, Solomon

1951

Primary and Secondary Deviance - Lemert, Edwin

1951

*Anomie and Suicide - *Durkheim, Emile

1951

Delinquent Boys - *Cohen, Albert

1955

Deviance and Control - *Cohen, Albert

1955

Techniques of Neutralization - Sykes, Gresham and David Matza

1957

Stake in Conformity - Toby, Jackson

1957

Lower-Class Culture Theory - Miller, Walter

1958

Group Conflict Theory - Vold, George

1958

Family Controls and Delinquency - Nye, F. Ivan

1958

Deprivation Theory - Sykes, Gresham

1958

Sin and Society - Ross E.

1959

The Theory of Illegitimate Means - *Cloward, Richard

1959

Theory of Middle-Class Delinquency - England, Ralph

1960

Delinquency and Opportunity - Cloward, Richard and Lloyd E. Ohlin

1960

Asylums - Goffman, Erving

1961

Containment Theory - Reckless, Walter

1961

Subterranean Values and Delinquency - Matza, David, and Gresham M. Skyes

1961

**Importation Theory - *Irwin, John and Donald Cressey

1962

Labeling and Deviant Careers - Becker, Howard

1963

Crime and Personality - Eysenck, Hans

1964

Neighborhoods and Delinquent Subcultures - Spergel, Irving

1964

*Delinquency and Drift - Matza, David

1964

*Rebellion in a High School - *Stinchcombe, Arthur

1964

Delinquency, Commitment, and Stake in Conformity - Briar, Scott

1965

Normal Crimes - Sudnow, David

1965

Women in Prison - Giallombardo, Rose

1966

Wayward Puritans Grounded Theory - Erikson, Kai

1966

Differential Association-Reinforcement - Burgess, Robert, and Ronald Akers

1966

Reformulation Sutherlands Differential Association - Burgess, Robert, and Akers

1966

Perspectives on White-Collar Crime - Geis, Gilbert

1967

Subculture of Violence Theory - Wolfgang, Marvin and Franco Ferracuti

1967

*Deterrance Theory - Gibbs, Jack

1968

Moral Development Theory - Kohlber, Lawrence

1969

Roots of Crime - Alexander, Franz

1969

The Criminalization Process - Turk, Austin

1969

**Social Control Theory - Hirschi, Travis

1969

*Becoming Deviant - *Matza, David

1969

Political Economy and Crime - Gordon, David

1971

Power, Conflict, and Crime - Chambliss, William

1971

Crime Prevention Through Enviromental Design - Jeffery, C. Ray

1971

Defensible Space Theory - Newman, Oscar

1972

The Black Market - Clinard, Marchall

1972

Deviant Roles and the Social Construction of Behavior - Turner, Ralph

1972

The Truly Disadvantaged - Wilson, William Julius

1973

Radical Non-Intervention and Delinquency - Schur, Edwin

1973

The Saints and the Roughnecks - Chambliss, William

1973

The Etiology of Female Crime - Klein, Dorie

1973

The New Criminology - Taylor, Ian and Paul Waton and Jock Young

1973

*Effective Correctional Intervention - Gendreau, Paul and D.A. Andrews

1974

The Criminal Personality - Yochelson, Samuel and Stanton E. Samenow

1974

Honor and Gang Delinquency - Horowitz, Ruth and Gary Schwart

1974

The Politics of Rape - Russell, Diana

1975

*Relative Deprivation and Deviance - *Thio, Alex

1975

Sisters in Crime - **Adler, Freda

1975

Women and Crime - Simon, Rita

1975

Capitalism and Crime

1975

Capitalism and Crime - *Marx, Karl and Fredrick Engels

1976

Women, Crime, and Criminology - Smart, Carol

1976

Coping in Prison - Toch, Hans

1977

Autonomic Nervous System - Mednick, Sarnoff

1977

Stages in Violence - Luckenbill, David

1977

Social Learning Theory - Bandura, Albert

1977

Age, Capitalism, and Crime - Greenberg, David

1977

Constructing Social Problems - Spector, Malcolm and John Kitsuse

1977

Social Sources of Delinquency - Kornhauser, Ruth Rosner

1978

*Lifestyle Theory - Hindelang, Michael and Michael Gottfredson

1978

Homeboys and Homegirls in the Barrio - Moore, Joan

1978

Coping with Crime - Skogan, Wesley and Michael Maxfield

1981

Environmental Criminology - Brantingham, Patricia and Paul Brantingham

1981

Inequality and Crime - Blau, Judith

1982

Organizational Properties and Sex Segregation in the Underworld - Steffensmeier

1983

Routine Activity Theory - *Cohen, Lawrence and Marcus Felson

1983

Situational Crime Prevention - Clarke, Ronald

1983

The Collateral Consequences of White-Collar Offending - Benson, Michael

1984

Girls in the gang - Campbell, Anne

1984

*Broken Windows Theory - *Wilson, James and Geaorge Kelling

1985

Integrated Perspective on Delinquency - Elliott, Delbert and Suzanne Ageton

1985

Social Learning, the Family, and Crime - Patterson, Gerald

1985

Gender, Fear, Risk - Stanko, Elizabeth

1985

**Crime and Human Nature

1985

The Professional Fence - Steffensmeier, Darrel and Jeffery Ulmer

1986

Supply and Demand of Criminal Opportunities - Cook, Philip

1986

Networks and Crime - Krohn, Marvin

1986

Incivilities and Fear - Lewis, Dan and Greta Salem

1986

Rational Choice Theory - Cornish, Derek and Ronald Clarke

1986

Deviant Places - Stark, Rodney

1987

Interactional Theory - Thornberry, Terence

1987

Prison Management and Prison Order - DiIulio, John

1987

The Integrated Cognitive Antisocial Potential Theory - Farrington, David

1988

Evolutionary Expropriative Theory - Vila, Brian & Cohen, Lawrence

1988

Seductions of Crime - Katz, Jack

1988

Direct Controls and Delinquency - Wells, Edward and Joseph Rankin

1988

Power-Control Theory - *Hagan, John

1989

Reintegrative Shaming Theory - Braithwaite, John

1989

Gender, Class, and Crime - Simpson, Sally

1989

Social Transformation and Peacemaking Criminology - *Quinney, Richard

1989

Feminist Model of Female Delinquency - Chesney-Lind, Meda

1989

Individual Differences and White-Collar Crime - *Croall, Hazel

1989

Disorder and Decline - Skogan, Wesley

1990

Biosocial Theory - Fishbein, Diana

1990

Sanctions and Procedural Justice Theory - Tyler, Tom

1990

*Islands in the Street - Jankowski, Marin Sanchez

1991

Differential Oppression Theory - Regoli, Robert and John Hewitt

1991

Individual Differences and Deterrence - Nagin, Daniel and Raymond Paternoster

1991

Reflected Appraisals and Delinquency - Matsueda, Ross

1992

*Interaction and Violence - *Athens, Lonnie

1992

Deterrence Theory and Non-Legal Sanctions - Williams, Kirk and Richard Hawkins

1992

Womens Pathways to Felony Court - Daly, Kathleen

1992

Fear Spots - Fisher, Bonnie and Jack Nasar

1992

The Cycle of Violence - Widom, Cathy Spatz

1992

**Social Learning Theory - Agnew, Robert

1992

**General Strain Theory - Agnew, Robert

1992

Levels of Control - Bursik, Robert and Harold Grasmick

1993

Crime as a Disorder - Raine, Adrian

1993

The Prevalence and Sources of Rape - Koss, Mary

1993

*Situational Analysis of Crime - Lafree, Gary and Christopher Birkbeck

1993

Punishment, Human Capital, and Crime - Becker, Gary

1993

Deterrence Theory - Stafford, Mark and Mark Warr

1993

*Situational Analysis of Crime

1993

Defiance Theory - Sherman, Lawrence

1993

Masculinities and Crime - Messerschmidt, James

1993

Social Interactionist Theory of Violence - Felson, Richard and James Tedeschi

1993

A Developmental Model of Life-Course-Persistant Offender - Moffitt, Terrie

1993

Crime and Everyday Life - Felson, Marcus

1994

Social Support and Crime - Cullen, Francis

1994

Social Support and Delinquency - Drennon-Gala, Don

1994

Pathways to Crime - Loeber, Rolf and Magda Stouthamer-Loeber

1994

Explaining the Savings and Loan Scandal - Pontell, Henry and Kitty Calavita

1994

Crime and the Bell Curve - Harrnstein, Richard

1994

Institutional-Anomie Theory - Messner, Steven and Richard Rosenfeld

1994

*Places and the Crime Triangle - Eck, John

1994

An Integrated Theory of Victimization - Miethe, Terance and Robert Meier

1994

Decisions of Street Offenders - Wright, Richard and Decker S. H.

1994

**Self-Control Theory - Gottfredson, Michael and Travis Hirschi

1994

In Search of Respect - Bourgois, Philippe

1995

Gang Migration Theorizing - Maxson, Cheryl

1995

Control Balance Theory - Tittle, Charles

1995

Why Parents Do Not Matter- Harris, Judith Rich

1995

The Capacity and Desire for Self-Control - Tittle, Charles and David Ward

1995

Differential Social Control - Heimer, Karen and Ross Matsueda

1995

A Feminist Reoutine Activity Theory - Schwartz, Martin and Victoria Pitts

1995

Risk of Interpretation Model - Ferraro, Kenneth

1995

Routine Activities and Individual Deviant Behavior - Osgood, Wilson, Bachman

1996

The Criminal Event Perspective - Sacco, Vincet and Leslie Kennedy

1996

Extreme Disadvantage and Crime - Krivo, Lauren and Ruth Peterson

1996

The Normalization of Deviance - Vaughan, Diane

1996

Social Development Model - Catalano, Richard and David Hawkins

1996

Variable-Centered Approach - Bernard, Thomas and Jeffrey Snipes

1996

Racial Threat and Fear - Chiricos, Ted

1996

Moral Poverty Theory - Bennett, William and John DiIulio and John Walters

1996

Gender and Reflected Appraisals - Bartusch, Dawn Jaglum and Ross Matsueda

1996

Great Pretenders - Shover, Neal

1996

An Integrated Personal Control Theory of Deviant Behavior - Le Blanc, Marc

1997

Social Capital and Crime - *Hagan, John and Bill McCarthy

1997

Means Streets and Delinquency - *Hagan, John and Bill McCarthy

1997

Sexed Work - Maher, Lisa

1997

The Market Society and Crime - Currie, Elliott

1997

Social Altruism and Crime - Chamlin, Mitchell and John Cochran

1997

**A General Strain Theory of Gender and Crime - Broidy, Lisa and Robert Agnew

1997

Gendered Criminal Opportunity - Miller, Jody

1998

Coerced Mobility Theory - Rose, Dina and Todd Clear

1998

Gendered Social Organization Theory - Miller, Jody

1998

Legitimacy and Crime - Lafree, Gary

1998

Code of the Street - Anderson, Elijah

1999

A Gendered Theory of Offending - Steffensmeier, Darrell and Emilie Andersen

1999

The Gendering of Violent Delinquency - Heimer, Karen and Stacey De Coster

1999

Social Sources of the New Mexico Prison Riot - Colvin, Mark

2000

Coercion, Social Support, and Crime - Colvin, Mark and Francis Cullen

2000

Lifestyle Theory - Walters, Glenn

2000

Gender and Serious Offending - Alarid, Leanne Fiftal and Velmer Burton

2000

Coercion Theory - Colvin, Mark

2000

Redemption Scripts and Desistance - Maruna, Shadd

2001

Social Practices of Gender - Bottcher, Jean

2001

A Revisded Situational Crime Prevention Theory - Wortley, Richard

2001

Girls, Gangs, and Gender - Miller, Jody

2001

Behavioral Economics and Crime - Pogarsky, Greg

2002

Cognitive Transformation and Destistance - Giordano, Peggy and Cernkovich

2002

The Resetting Effect - Pogarsky, Greg and Alex Piquero

2002

A Structural Marxist Theory of Delinquency - Colvin, Mark and John Pauly

2002

Women and Imprisonment - Kruttschnitt, Candace and Rosemary Gartner

2003

Developmental Propensity Model - Lahey, Benjamin B., Irwin D. Waldman

2003

A Control Theory of Gender and Crime - Costello, Barbara and Helen Mederer

2003

Stress and Gendered Pathways to Delinquency - *Hagan, John and Holly Foster

2003

Multicontextual Opportunity Theory - Wilcox, Pamela and Kenneth Land

2003

Contexts of Risk - Haynie, Dana

2003

Situational Action Theory - *Wikstrom, Per-Olof

2004

Gangs and Group Processes - Short, James

2005

Integrated Theory - Agnew, Robert

2005

Evolutionary Neuroandrogenic Theory - Ellis, Lee

2005

Danger and Deterrance - McCarthy, Bill and * John Hagan

2005

Street Gang Structure and Organization - Klein, Malcolm and Cheryl Maxson

2006

Age-Graded Theory of Informal Social Control - Sampson, Robert

2006

State-Corporate Crime - Michalowski, Raymond and Ronald Kramer

2006

Community-Reinforcement Perspective - Andrews, D. A., and James Bonta

2006

Collective Efficacy Theory - Sampson, Robert

2006

Aggression and a Hostile Attribution Style - Dodge, Kenneth A.

2006

Crime and Nature - Felson, Marcus

2006

Contextualized Subculture - Sampson, Robert and William Julius Wilson

2006

Moral Theory of White-Collar Crime - Green, Stuart

2006

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