Crime and Criminology

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  • Edition: 13th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 03/04/2011
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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With its unique blend of social science and legal research, the thirteenth edition ofCrime and Criminologyoffers students a broad context in which to study this dynamic subject, from its history and theories to its ongoing debates and discussions. In engaging, straightforward language, leading scholar and author Sue Titus Reid provides students with a solid understanding of the integral relationship between the law and theories of criminal behavior. The first criminology textbook to be published in a thirteenth edition, this popular and time-tested volume is an essential resource for students and scholars of this ever-changing--and always fascinating--topic. FEATURES OF THIS EDITION * Covers manynew issuesincluding the impact of terrorism and the economic downturn on the criminal justice system, victims with disabilities, healthcare and Medicare fraud, and the decriminalization of marijuana for personal use * Updates andexpands coverageof rehabilitation and deterrence, statutory rape, elder abuse, domestic violence, intimate partner violence, hate crimes, gun control, property crimes, and more * Presentsnew researchon families, twins, adoptees, and how brain function may be used to explain criminal behavior * Brings alldata up to date--including every statute, case, and theory * Integratesengaging pedagogythroughout (tables, figures, and graphs; chapter overviews, review questions, and activities; a glossary of key terms; "Media Focus" and "Global Focus" boxes highlighting timely issues; and two appendices) * Supplemented by anInstructor's Manualwith Test Bank and PowerPoint-based lecture slides on CD

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