The Criminal Event: An Introduction To Criminology In Canada

Paperback | December 22, 2010

byVincent F. Sacco, Leslie W. Kennedy

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In The Criminal Event: An Introduction to Criminology in Canada, Fifth Edition, students are introduced to a complete and compelling discussion of what motivates people to commit crimes, who suffers and how, and what we should do about the problem of crime. The authors take the conventional topics such as definitions of crime, theories, research methods and societal reaction and integrate them under a central theme - the criminal event itself. This new edition includes updated and new material on the history of criminology in Canada, and new discussions on modern criminal cases and issues.

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In The Criminal Event: An Introduction to Criminology in Canada, Fifth Edition, students are introduced to a complete and compelling discussion of what motivates people to commit crimes, who suffers and how, and what we should do about the problem of crime. The authors take the conventional topics such as definitions of crime, theories...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:528 pages, 9.88 × 8 × 0.75 inPublished:December 22, 2010Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176502270

ISBN - 13:9780176502270

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Table of Contents

Part One: FoundationsChapter 1: What is Criminology? Defining and Constructing the Problem of CrimeChapter 2: The Criminal EventChapter 3: Researching Criminal EventsPart Two: Theories of CrimeChapter 4: Psychosocial Conditions and Criminal MotivationsChapter 5: Offending, Social Control, and the LawChapter 6: Opportunities, Lifestyles, and SituationsChapter 7: Crime's Aftermath: The Consequences of Criminal EventsPart Three: Domains of CrimeChapter 8: Crime and the Family and HouseholdChapter 9: Crime and LeisureChapter 10: Crime and WorkPart Four: Responses to CrimeChapter 11: Summary and Review of Public Policy Responses to Crime