Canadian Criminology Todayis an applied, clearly written concise text which presents a realistic overview of crime in Canada. This very successful text has been specially tailored to meet the needs of the students preparing for careers in the Canadian Criminal Justice system, with balanced explanations of crime and deviance, and plentiful examples applying theory to ldquo;real liferdquo;.
It stresses the consequences of criminology theory for social policy, describes the practical issues associated with crime control, and discusses Canadian social policies focusing on prevention, treatment, rehabilitation, and victim restoration. The third edition has been updated with new boxed features, a streamlined and reorganized chapter structure, and updated statistics. Schmalleger/Volk is ideal for university criminology courses or college level criminal justice, police foundations, and law and security programs.
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