Crime and Punishment in America

Crime and Punishment in America

by Richard Clay Hanes, Sharon M. Hanes, Sarah Hermsen
     
 
This two-volume reference for middle school students is a subset of a larger set, which includes a volume of biographies and another of primary sources. Twenty-five chapters begin with the colonial period and proceed through early years and modern criminal justice before addressing various kinds of crime (e.g. property, white-collar, organized, environmental,

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This two-volume reference for middle school students is a subset of a larger set, which includes a volume of biographies and another of primary sources. Twenty-five chapters begin with the colonial period and proceed through early years and modern criminal justice before addressing various kinds of crime (e.g. property, white-collar, organized, environmental, terrorism); causes; victims; policing; and various aspects of rights and the justice system. Easing access for young readers, both volumes include the comprehensive index as well as a timeline and a glossary. Illustrated with b&w photos. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787691646
Publisher:
Cengage Gale
Publication date:
12/28/2004
Series:
Crime and Punishment in America Reference Library
Pages:
451

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