Designed for introductory undergraduate courses in two- and four-year programs, Introduction to Criminology, 8th Edition is a streamlined, focused introduction to the study of criminology with more attention to crime typologies than other texts, plus Crime Files boxes that offer real-world, well-known examples of the crime types discussed. Written by an active researcher, this student-focused text is intended to arouse student interest in the fascinating field of criminology. The full-color design and a new just-in-time learning enhancementamargin notes that link students to online learning materials at appropriate points in the chaptersabring the text to life for students visually and virtually. Key topics and statistics have been fully updated in this new edition to make the material most relevant for your course.The 2007 bureaulisting shows the 1995 Honda Civic as the most often targeted, followed by the 1991 Honda Accord, the 1989 Toyota Camry, 1997 Ford F-150, and the 1994 ... A car is stolen, either by ahot wiringa (jumping the ignition) or by finding keys left in the ignition. ... aClosurea is what Lemert calls this use of bad checks to solve personal problems, since it is a last resort for solving a financial crisis.
|Title||:||Introduction to Criminology|
|Author||:||Frank E. Hagan|
|Publisher||:||SAGE Publications - 2012-10-12|