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In Their Own Words : Criminals on Crime - 6th edition

In Their Own Words : Criminals on Crime (ISBN10: 0199920052; ISBN13: 9780199920051)
ISBN13: 978-0199920051
ISBN10: 0199920052

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 strat
egies, and rationalizations for crime.

Brief introductions precede each reading, placing the offenders' words into a theoretical context.

NEW TO THIS EDITION

Eleven brand-new chapters covering a variety of topics, including female auto thieves, shoplifters, armed robbers, drugged druggists, middle-class drug dealers, barrio gangs, meth cooks, illegal steroids, and female street offenders' efforts to desist from crime

New section on strategies for field research

Additional cited studies on female offenders
...show more
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 for crime.

Brief introductions precede each reading, placing the offenders' words into a theoretical context.

NEW TO THIS EDITION

Eleven brand-new chapters covering a variety of topics, including female auto thieves, shoplifters, armed robbers, drugged druggists, middle-class drug dealers, barrio gangs, meth cooks, illegal steroids, and female street offenders' efforts to desist from crime

New section on strategies for field research

Additional cited studies on female offenders ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 6TH 14
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Roxbury Publishing Co.
Year Published: 2014
International: No

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