Criminological Theory: A Genetic-Social Approach (Paperback)

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By T. Owen
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In an age of rapid advances in behavioural genetics, this book applies a unique genetic-social framework to the study of crime and criminal behaviour. Drawing upon evidence from evolutionary psychology and behavioural genetics, it offers an up-to-date and balanced account of the mutuality between genes and environment.

About the Author


Tim Owen is Senior Lecturer in Criminology at the University of Central Lancashire, UK. His recent books include Social Theory and Human Biotechnology and Reconstructing Postmodernism: Critical Debates (co-edited with Jason L. Powell), and his main research interest lies in building bridges between the biological and social sciences.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781349326297
ISBN-10: 1349326291
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: January 1st, 2014
Pages: 206
Language: English