Crime and Punishment in America

Crime and Punishment in America



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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, 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

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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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