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Crime and Punishment in America : An Encyclopedia of Trends and Controversies in the Justice System

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This two-volume encyclopedia consists of entries on trends and controversies in crime and punishment in the US, addressing the scope and extent of crime, what types occur most frequently, the victims and perpetrators, effects on individuals and communities, and responses to various offenses. Presented alphabetically, the entries cover topics related to theoretical positions, domestic violence and sexual assault, street crime, white-collar crime, the criminal victimization and perpetration of persons with disabilities and the mentally ill, school violence, high-profile cases, race and the criminal justice system, and police corruption and torture. Personal reflections by scholars, advocates, and activists are included. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 2743.0
Genre: Reference, Social Science
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Abc-Clio Inc
Author: Laura Finley
Language: English
Street Date: December 5, 2016
TCIN: 51819154
UPC: 9781610699273
Item Number (DPCI): 248-34-5001

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