“This is one of the best texts I have seen in a while. It is comprehensive, somewhat conversational in its writing style, and provides a point of view that marries yesterday and today. It makes the world of criminology less daunting and more relevant.”
“The textbook provides a comprehensive overview and discussion of the key components in criminology. The book is clearly written, covers major topics in the discipline, and is user friendly for students.”
“Text is thorough, well-researched, attractively presented, appropriate for the selected audience, and accompanied by instructor and student resources to enhance the learning experience.”
Detailed, informative, driven by theory and examples.”
“This is a wonderful introduction to criminology that is written in a student-friendly manner. The text and supplemental materials allow for a comprehensive overview of the field and will encourage students to begin to think about areas that they would like to pursue in greater detail in future courses. The book is priced much lower than the competition, yet offers similar or better quality.”
“I would describe this as a comprehensive introductory text to criminology. I would include that this text offers useful instructor resources and includes several resources throughout the text that help to enhance student understanding. "