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Criminology for dummies

by Steven Briggs | 25 September 2009
PAPERBACK
Category: True Crime
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Your thorough guide to comprehending and combating crime Are you fascinated by criminology, forensics, and detectivework? This you-are-there guide takes you deep into the world ofcrime, giving you a better understanding of the dark recesses ofthe criminal mind and how law enforcement officials investigatecrime. You'll gain real-world knowledge of the reasons for andconsequences of crime, the way society responds to it, and, mostimportant, how crime can be prevented. Enter the world of crime ? understand what crime is, how itis measured, and the various ways crime affects victims andsociety Identify different types of crime ? from white-collar crimeto organized crime to terrorism, examine the nature of crime andwhy certain criminals are attracted to specific crimes Know who commits crimes, and why ? explore differenttheories that attempt to explain why people commit crimes Take it to the streets ? follow law enforcement officialsand federal agencies as they chase and apprehend the bad guys Seek justice ? meet the key players in the criminal justicesystem and see why and how the guilty are punished Deal with juveniles ? know the differences between adultand juvenile systems, realize why youths are treated differently,and review modern methods for treatment Open the book and find: Common criminal traits The causes of violent crimes Recent efforts to secure victims' rights The processes used to solve crimes A step-by-step walkthrough of the criminal justice process Ways to recognize and fight back against crime Jobs in the criminal justice field Ten notorious, unsolved crimes
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Synopsis
Your thorough guide to comprehending and combating crime Are you fascinated by criminology, forensics, and detectivework? This you-are-there guide takes you deep into the world ofcrime, giving you a better understanding of the dark recesses ofthe criminal mind and how law enforcement officials investigatecrime. You'll gain real-world knowledge of the reasons for andconsequences of crime, the way society responds to it, and, mostimportant, how crime can be prevented. Enter the world of crime ? understand what crime is, how itis measured, and the various ways crime affects victims andsociety Identify different types of crime ? from white-collar crimeto organized crime to terrorism, examine the nature of crime andwhy certain criminals are attracted to specific crimes Know who commits crimes, and why ? explore differenttheories that attempt to explain why people commit crimes Take it to the streets ? follow law enforcement officialsand federal agencies as they chase and apprehend the bad guys Seek justice ? meet the key players in the criminal justicesystem and see why and how the guilty are punished Deal with juveniles ? know the differences between adultand juvenile systems, realize why youths are treated differently,and review modern methods for treatment Open the book and find: Common criminal traits The causes of violent crimes Recent efforts to secure victims' rights The processes used to solve crimes A step-by-step walkthrough of the criminal justice process Ways to recognize and fight back against crime Jobs in the criminal justice field Ten notorious, unsolved crimes
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€22.40
67 Reward Points
In stock online
Delivery 5-7 Days
Eligible for free delivery

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Product Details

ISBN - 9780470396964
Format - PAPERBACK
Publisher -
Published - 25/09/2009
Categories - All, Books, Biography & True Crime, Crime Non Fiction, True Crime
No. of Pages - 368
Weight - 518
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Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 24
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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