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Navigate 2 Advantage Access for Criminology: Theory, Research, and Policy, Fourth Edition

Author(s): Gennaro F. Vito, PhD, University of Louisville
Jeffrey R. Maahs, PhD, University of Minnesota-Duluth
  • ISBN-13: 9781284105452
  • Navigate 2 Advantage Digital      pages      © 2017
    Access Code Subscription Length: 365 Days
Price: $56.95 US List
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Navigate 2 Advantage Access for Criminology: Theory, Research, and Policy, Fourth Edition is a digital-only Access Code that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources (available to adopting instructors with course ID), and learning analytics reporting tools (available to adopting instructors with course ID).

Crime is an important social issue and how policymakers deal with crime (via crime policy) can have enormous social and financial implications. The fourth edition of best-selling Criminology: Theory, Research, and Policy discusses criminal behavior and explores the factors that contribute to crime as well as the social reactions to crime. By making the connection between theory, research, and policy, the authors demonstrate the relevancy of criminological theory in the public attempt to control crime while providing justice. The emphasis on these three elements with pertinent discussions and examples is what sets this text apart from other criminology titles.

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This Navigate 2 digital-only package for Criminology: Theory, Research, and Policy, Fourth Edition offers the following:

  • Learn: A complete eBook with interactive tools and Knowledge Checks
  • Practice: A virtual Study Center with robust practice activities and flashcards
  • Assess: A homework and testing Assessment center with prepopulated quizzes and examinations (available to adopting instructors with Course ID)
  • Analyze: Dashboards with learner and educator views that reports actionable data (available to adopting instructors with Course ID)

Applicable Courses

This updated Fourth Edition is written for the undergraduate introductory Criminology or Criminological Theory course.

Gennaro F. Vito, PhD-University of Louisville

Dr. Gennaro F. Vito is a Professor and a Distinguished University Scholar in the Department of Justice Administration at the University of Louisville. He also serves as a faculty member in the Administrative Officer's Course at the Southern Police Institue, Vice Chair, and Graduate Program Coordinator. He holds a PhD in Public Administration from The Ohio State University. Active in professional organizations, he is a past president and fellow of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. He is also the recipient of the Educator of the Year Award from the Southern Criminal Justice Association (1991) and the Dean's Outstanding Performance Award for Research and Scholarly Activities from the former College of Urban and Public Affairs at the University of Louisville (1990), the Dean's Award for Outstanding Research from the College of the Arts and Sciences, and the President's Distinguished Faculty Award for Excellence in Research (2002). 

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Jeffrey R. Maahs, PhD-University of Minnesota-Duluth

Jeffrey R. Maahs is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, and Director of Graduate Studies in Criminology at the University of Minnesota Duluth. He received his BA in psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in 1993, an MA in criminal justice from Same Houston State University in 1997, and a PhD in criminal justice from the University of Cincinnati in 2001. Dr. Maahs has been on the faculty at the University of Minnesota-Duluth since 2000. His research interests include corrections (probation outcomes, drug courts, prison privatization) and criminological theory, and he has authored numerous articles, book chapters, and agency reports in these areas.

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