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Crime in America Some Existing and Emerging Issues

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ISBN-10: 0131914464

ISBN-13: 9780131914469

Edition: 1st 1993

Authors: Jay S. Albanese, Robert D. Pursley

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Description:

This text examines the most pressing issues in criminal justice today, including the economic-based crimes of white collar crime, computer crime, and the evolving nature of organized crime; addresses issues affecting the political order including domestic terrorism, corruption, and environmental offenses; and deals with issues affecting the social order including youth gangs, narcotics, and crimes involving the family. Historical background is provided in each chapter to demonstrate how many of these problems have existed in some form for quite a while and actual cases are used to illustrate principles. For criminologists, sociologists, and all those interested in criminal justice, sociology, and public administration issues.
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Book details

List price: $101.80
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 8/6/1992
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 349
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Issues Affecting The Economic Order
The White Collar Crime Epidemic
New Ways to Steal and Vandalize: Computer Crime
Evolving Nature of Organized Crime
Issues Affecting The Political Order
Terrorism: Its Domestic and International Threat
Public Integrity Offenses and Bias (Hate) Crime
Developing Problems for the Administration of Justice? Aspect of AIDS and the Perinatal Drug Issue
Issues Affecting The Social Order
The Rebirth of Youth Gangs
Crimes Involving the Family
The Scourge of Narcotics
The Growth of Environmental Crime
Index