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Engaged Criminology- Vantage Digital Option
An Introduction



September 2022 | SAGE Publications, Inc
About Engaged Criminology: An Introduction

Engaged Criminology: An Introduction invites students to learn and think like a criminologist through its applied learning approach. Author Rena C. Zito adopts a conversational tone, prompting students to interrogate inequalities, consider unintended consequences, and envision solutions, all while highlighting the role of systemic inequalities as predictors and outcomes of criminal conduct and punishment. Real-world examples and hands-on activities get students doing criminology rather than just retaining definitions, as well as fostering critical interaction with the most central ideas in contemporary criminology.

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KEY FEATURES OF ENGAGED CRIMINOLOGY: AN INTRODUCTION
  • A conversational narrative, intended for the undergraduate student, with a focus on the most important topics, concepts, and theories in criminology.
  • Real-life examples and hands-on activities encourage students to do criminology rather than just memorizing definitions.
  • Takes a sociological approach by emphasizing social structural perspectives and highlighting the role of systematic inequalities as predictors and outcomes of criminal conduct and punishment.
  • Engaged Criminology exercises in each chapter are adaptable to every type of classroom setting and connect to student critical thinking through self-assessments and reading activities.
  • Engaged Discussion questions in each chapter support in-person or online courses as discussion starters or discussion board posts.

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ISBN: 9781071871850

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