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Criminology / by Steven Briggs.

Briggs, Steven M., (author.).



"...shines a light into the dark recesses of the criminal mind and goes behind-the-scenes with society's response to crime, putting you right on the mean streets with cops and criminals alike. Along the way, you'll learn everything a rookie needs to survive, including basic definitions of what a crime is and how it's measured; common criminal motivations, thinking, and traits; elementary crime-solving techniques; the effects on and rights of victims; and more."-- Publisher's description.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781119773191
  • ISBN: 1119773199
  • Physical Description: xvi, 396 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 2nd edition.
  • Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2021]

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Defining and measuring crime -- Identifying types of crime -- Figuring out who commits crimes and why -- Fighting crime -- Prosecuting and punishing crime -- The part of tens.
Subject: Criminology > Popular works.
Genre: Popular works.

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  • 5 / 5 copies available at PINES (Show)
  • 2 / 2 copies available at Newton County Library System


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      Covington Branch Library
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