James Q. Wilson has been the James Collins Professor of Management and Public Policy at the University of California, Los Angeles. He has served on numerous national commissions concerned with public policy.
Cooney raises fundamental issues concerning the nature of the sociological
enterprise in general and of the understanding of violence and conflict within society in particular. ÝHe¨ is convincing in his demonstration that any understanding of violence and conflict within ...
Designed for upper level senior and graduate criminological theory courses,
this text thoroughly examines the ideas and assumptions underlying each major theoretical perspective in criminology. It lays bare theorists'' ideas about human nature, social structure, social order, concepts of ...