Crime and Criminal Behavior (Key Issues in Crime and by William J. Chambliss

By William J. Chambliss

Crime and legal Behavior delves into such hotly debated subject matters as age of consent, euthanasia and assisted suicide, playing, weapons, net pornography, marijuana and different drug legislation, spiritual convictions, and terrorism and extremism. From utilizing a faking I.D. to assaulting one's family associate to compelling under the influence of alcohol, an unlimited array of behaviors healthy into the definition of legal. The authors of those 20 chapters research the ancient contexts of every subject and supply arguments either for and opposed to the ways that legislators and courts have outlined and replied to legal behaviors, addressing the occasionally advanced coverage concerns concerned. delicate topics similar to hate crimes are addressed, as are crimes conducted via huge teams or states, together with battle crime and company crime. This quantity additionally considers crimes which are tough to prosecute, corresponding to web crime and highbrow estate crime, and crimes approximately which there's war of words to whether the habit harms society or the person concerned (gun keep an eye on and euthanasia, for example).

The Series

The 5 short, issues-based books in SAGE Reference's Key concerns in Crime & Punishment sequence offer examinations of arguable courses, practices, difficulties or matters from different views. Volumes correspond to the 5 valuable subfields within the felony Justice curriculum: Crime & legal habit, Policing, The Courts, Corrections, and Juvenile Justice.

Each quantity comprises nearly 20 chapters delivering succinct pro/con examinations, and steered Readings finish every one bankruptcy, highlighting varied methods to or views at the factor handy. As a suite, those volumes supply excellent reference aid for college students writing place papers in undergraduate classes spanning the legal Justice curriculum. every one identify is nearly 350 pages in length.

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