"Schram and Tibbetts provide a thorough introduction to the study of crime and deviance. A must-read for anyone seriously interested in learning about the causes and correlates of criminal behavior."
"The text has supplemental material as well as case studies to back up the content. It is easy to read and students will like the colorful print and text type."
This text is adopted because of its comprehensive review of major theoretical schools in the field of criminology
Topics identified and discussed in textbook are relevant and current. Abundance of instructor and student support resources, all of which coincide with textbook discussions.