Who Are The Criminals

Author: John Hagan
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400845076
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In Who Are the Criminals?, one of America's leading criminologists provides new answers to these vitally important questions by telling how the politicization of crime in the twentieth century transformed and distorted crime policymaking ...

About Criminals

Author: Mark Pogrebin
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412999448
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This text presents students with recent and important research on criminal behavior.

Career Criminals In Society

Author: Matt DeLisi
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1452235953
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The book encourages readers to think critically about the causes of criminal behavior and the potential of the criminal justice system to reduce crime.

Criminal Psychology Topics In Applied Psychology

Author: David Canter
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1444116959
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psychology known as investigative psychology (Canter and Youngs, 2008a) that
pays particular attention to the actions of criminals. Information on these actions
may be available from victim and witness statements as well as police and court
reports independently of any direct contact with the offender, but the emphasis is
still on understanding criminals rather than crime in general. Crime and
criminality, then, can never be considered in isolation from the processes by
which the ...

Criminals And Victims

Author: W. David Allen
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 080476252X
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—michael badnarik I. Introduction Most of the crime we worry about in society has
clear victims, individuals who suffer harm as a consequence of that crime, and so
the scholarly economic analysis of crime involves studying not only the
circumstances and behavior of criminals but also the circumstances and behavior
of victims. Over the course of Part One, we saw how victims play key roles in
various crime outcomes even as we examine behaviors and phenomena solely
from the ...

Treating The Criminal Offender

Author: Alexander B. Smith
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780306428852
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Do we conduct experiments involving criminals against their will? Do we coerce
an offender to accept therapeutic treatment that he firmly rejects? Related to this
is the question of the extent to which we allow criminals to determine and
participate in their own programs of rehabilitation. Prisoners have bitterly
criticized administrators for providing group therapy that has as its basic purpose
revealing the criminal's maladjustment to societal institutions. Many criminals
contend that it is ...

Moral Order And The Criminal Law

Author: O. Lee
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9401024383
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The United States Senate recently passed a measure which reduced the
minimum sentence for possession of narcotics or dangerous drugs from five
years to one year, and provided for a maximum five thousand dollar fine.” Twenty
-three states have reduced penalties for possession of marijuana as well.” This is
in fact perhaps the most important area for law reform —and may hopefully also
lead to penal reform as well. For the most numerous offenders, and statutory
criminals, under ...

Stories Of The Scholar Mohammad Amin Sheikho

Author: Mohammad Amin Sheikho
Publisher: Amin-sheikho.com
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'Where are the criminals?'... Although this was a pointless question as the
raucous party had already given away their whereabouts. He did not wait for a
reply and thereby had given the host a chance to go and tell the criminals that he
was there. Our officer, meanwhile, hurried off in the direction which the owner of
the orchard had come from, that is away from where the criminals were gathered:
this was a clever plan thought up by Mohammad Amin whereby he wanted the
host to tell ...