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Crime and Everyday Life

ISBN-10: 0761987614

ISBN-13: 9780761987611

Edition: 3rd 2002 (Revised)

Authors: Marcus Felson

List price: $56.00
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Crime and Everyday Life is written in a clear, concise style and the authors unique approach to crime causation is popular with lecturers and students.This Third Edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to include such new chapters as white-collar crime and the use of technology in crime control.Felson challenges the conventional wisdom and offers his perspective and solutions to reducing crime through such changes as physical environments and patterns of everyday life.
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Book details

List price: $56.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/28/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.80" wide x 8.75" long x 0.35" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Marcus Felson is the originator of the routine activity approach and of Crime and Everyday Life. He has also authored Crime and Nature, and serves as Professor at Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas. nbsp; He has a B.A. from University of Chicago, an M.A. and nbsp; Ph.D. from the Univeristy of Michigan, and has received the 2014 Honoris Causa from the Universidad Miguel Hernandez in nbsp; Spain. nbsp; Professor Felson has been given the Ronald Clarke Award by the Environmental Criminology and Crime Analysis group, and the Paul Tappan Award of the Western Society of Criminology. He has been a guest lecturer in Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Denmark, El Salvador, England, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Itlay, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, nbsp; Norway, Poland, Scotland, Spain, South Africa, Sweden and Switzerland. He has applied routine activity thinking to many topics, including theft, violence, child molesting, white collar crime, and corruption.

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