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NCJ Number: 114439 Find in a Library
Title: Instructor's Manual With Test Bank to Accompany Criminology, Second Edition
Author(s): L J Siegel
Date Published: 1986
Page Count: 248
Sponsoring Agency: West Publishing Co
St Paul, MN 55164
Publication Number: ISBN 0-314-97150-5
Sale Source: West Publishing Co
610 Opperman Drive
P.O. Box 64526
St Paul, MN 55164
United States of America
Type: Policy/Procedure Handbook/Manual
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This instructor's manual for a college-level criminology text is designed to help in class preparation, development and discussion of topics, and test construction.
Abstract: Each chapter parallels those in the text and covers basic concepts and methods in criminology, theories of crime causation, major crime categories, and the criminal justice system and its components. Chapters feature a 45-question test bank containing multiple choice, true/false, and short answer essay questions. A chapter glossary defines key terms to be used as lecture supplements or to be reproduced for students. A summary of key issues in each chapter is provided, together with learning objectives. A listing of topics for classroom discussion also is provided. Chapters cover crime and criminology, criminal law and its processes; crime measurement; victim and offender characteristics; and classical, neoclassical, biological, psychological, and sociological theories of crime causation. Others examine violent, street, white-collar, organized and public-order crime. Final chapters consider the policies and procedures of the criminal justice system and the police, courts, and correctional systems. See NCJ-114438 for textbook.
Main Term(s): Criminology overview texts
Index Term(s): Corrections; Courts; Crime causes theory; Criminal law; Criminal methods; Police
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