Crime and the American Dream / Edition 5

Crime and the American Dream / Edition 5

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by Steven F. Messner, Richard Rosenfeld
     
 


How has America's over-emphasis on the pursuit of materialistic gain contributed to the it's high rate of violent crime? CRIME AND THE AMERICAN DREAM, 5th Edition is an easy-to-understand book that attempts to answer that question using seminal criminological theory.See more details below

Overview


How has America's over-emphasis on the pursuit of materialistic gain contributed to the it's high rate of violent crime? CRIME AND THE AMERICAN DREAM, 5th Edition is an easy-to-understand book that attempts to answer that question using seminal criminological theory.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111346966
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
06/14/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
337,033
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents


Preface. 1. A Society Organized for Crime. 2. By Any Means Necessary: Serious Crime in America. 3. Ships in the Night: Theoretical Perspectives in Contemporary Criminology. 4. Culture, Institutional Structure, and Crime. 5. Strengthening Social Institutions and Rethinking the American Dream. References. Index.

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