Francis T. Cullen is Distinguished Research Professor of Criminal Justice and Sociology at the University of Cincinnati. John Paul Wright is associate professor of criminal justice at the University of Cincinnati. Kristie R. Blevins is an assistant professor of criminal justice at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
"All writings have a common roots in the basic understanding of criminology theory, particularly the three perspective at the core of criminology: social learning theory, control theory, and strain theory. Intended for advanced criminology students, Taking Stock is a valuable contribution to common understanding of the causes of, deterrents to, and optimum means to combat crime." - Michael Dunford, Midwest Book Review"