Crime and the Justice System in America: An Encyclopedia

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Greenwood Publishing Group, 1997 - 299 sider
An inter-disciplinary survey of crime and violence in America with entry emphasis focused on the 20th century. Addressing specifically the period from 1960 to the present, this reference also projects into the 21st century with contemporary terms covering aspects of violent crime, terrorism, riots, gangs, guns and gun control, AIDS, drug and drug related crime, and corporate and political crime. An inter-disciplinary survey of crime and violence in America with historical perspective, but primary entry emphasis focused on the 20th century. Addressing specifically the period from 1960 to the present, this reference also projects into the 21st century with contemporary terminology covering aspects of violent crime, DNA evidence, terrorism, riots, gangs, guns and gun control, AIDS, drug and drug related crime, and corporate and political crime. A Bibliographic Essay, Table of Cases, and Index enrich this work designed for students, scholars, and professionals in criminal justice and related fields.
 

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Table of Cases
265
Index
275
Editors and Contributors
295
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Om forfatteren (1997)

FRANK SCHMALLEGER is currently the Director of the Justice Research Association in Hilton Head Island, S.C. He was formerly a Professor and Chairman of the Department of Sociology, Social Work, and Criminal Justice at Pembroke State University. His previous work for Greenwood was Criminal Justice Ethics: An Annotated Bibliography and Research Guide (1991).

Gordon M. Armstrong

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