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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 and e...

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Corporate Author: Gale Group.
Other Authors: Dressler, Joshua., Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Format: Online Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Macmillan Reference USA, 2002
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.