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Encyclopedia of crime & justice

The encyclopedia of crime & justice not only discusses many different kinds of crime--from perjury to terrorism--but also looks at law enforcement, legal procedures and penalties and the social causes and wide-ranging impact of crimes on society. The articles reflect issues dominating the news a...

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Corporate Authors: Gale Group., Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Other Authors: Dressler, Joshua.
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Macmillan Reference USA, c2002.
Edition:2nd ed. /
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Summary:The encyclopedia of crime & justice not only discusses many different kinds of crime--from perjury to terrorism--but also looks at law enforcement, legal procedures and penalties and the social causes and wide-ranging impact of crimes on society. The articles reflect issues dominating the news and entertainment media--topics that are frequently discussed or assigned in both high school and college curricula. What is perjury? How do copyright laws pertain to the Internet? Can a juvenile be tried as an adult for murder? In 250 A-Z entries, these interdisciplinary articles deal with the sociology, psychology, history and economics of crime.
Item Description:Online version of the 4 v. Encyclopedia of crime & justice. 2nd ed.
Format:Mode of access: World Wide Web.
System requirements: Internet access, WWW browser software, Adobe Acrobat reader for PDF files.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
ISBN:0028658981
9780028658988
Access:Electronic access restricted to Villanova University patrons.