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NCJ Number: 97195 Find in a Library
Title: Crime in America - Historical Patterns and Contemporary Realities - An Annotated Bibliography
Author(s): F Cordasco; D N Alloway
Date Published: 1985
Page Count: 354
Sponsoring Agency: Garland Publishing, Inc.
New York, NY 10003-3304
Sale Source: Garland Publishing, Inc.
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West Floor 8
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United States of America
Type: Bibliography
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Intended as a guide to the literature in criminology, this bibliography lists 1,879 annotated citations, with emphasis on documents published since 1975.
Abstract: The citations are grouped into 17 literature categories and three sections listing basic sources and special guides. The literature categories include bibliographies and general references, the social reactions to crime, economic impacts of crime, victims and victimology, law enforcement, courts and sentencing, issues related to crime and criminality, gun control, violent crimes, property crimes, several specific types of crimes, and criminal causation. Books, journal articles, government publications, and other documents are included. Basic criminological sources, selected periodical literature relating to criminal investigation, and a list of organizations doing criminological research are also listed. An author index is supplied.
Index Term(s): Crime patterns; Criminal justice system effectiveness; Criminology; Reactions to crime; United States of America; Victimization
Note: Garland Reference Library of Social Science, v 264
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