9780199920051

In Their Own Words : Criminals on Crime

  • ISBN 13:

    9780199920051

  • ISBN 10:

    0199920052

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/04/2013
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

The only anthology of its kind, In Their Own Words: Criminals on Crime, Sixth Edition, provides students with a nuanced perspective on how - and why - offenders make decisions that lead them to commit crimes. Featuring firsthand accounts from gang members, burglars, shoplifters, pimps, prostitutes, killers, robbers, addicts, rapists, drug smugglers, and white-collar offenders, the anthology helps students understand the offenders' motives, perceptions, decision-making strategies, and rationalizations forcrime. Brief introductions precede each reading, placing the offenders' words into a theoretical context.

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