Introduction to Criminology: Why Do They Do It?

Introduction to Criminology: Why Do They Do It?

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Introduction to Criminology: Why Do They Do It? presents a comprehensive and integrated approach to introductory criminology. Acclaimed authors and professors Pamela J. Schram and Stephen G. Tibbetts skillfully connect criminological theories to real-life cases to help students better understand criminology fundamentals. They thoroughly introduce theoretical perspectives that explain criminal behavior and are most respected by modern criminologists, while illustrating the theories with real-life examples such as street violence and property crimes. This text also includes many contemporary topics that are not well represented in competing texts, such as cybercrime, hate crimes, white-collar crime, homeland security, and identity theft.Considered one of the eight Part I or Index offenses, motor vehicle theft is defined by the FBIa#39;s UCR Program as a€œthe theft or ... National Insurance Crime Bureau ( NICB), the Honda Civic (1995) is stolen more often than any other car in the United States. ... 116 On June 25, 2012, police in Albuquerque, New Mexico, were quite surprised when one of their bait cars was stolen ... For instance, while turning up the radio to enjoy the music as he drives, the boy says, a€œIa#39;m a good driver, huh?

Title:Introduction to Criminology: Why Do They Do It?
Author:Pamela J. Schram, Stephen G. Tibbetts
Publisher:SAGE Publications - 2013-08-15


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