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Crime Rates, Types and Hot Spots $110.00
Editors: Alexander D. Morina
Book Description:
In this book, the authors present current research in the study of crime rates, types and hot spots. Topics discussed include a forensic and social approach to drug facilitated crimes; violent crime in South Africa and apartheid; institutional corruption and "fixers"; ambient population data as a denominator in crime rates and identified hot spots; white collar crime in Sweden and law enforcement and digital crime. (Imprint: Nova)

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Table of Contents:

A Forensic and Social Approach to Drug Facilitated Crimes
(Munevver Acikkol, Selda Mercan, Neylan Ziyalar, Istanbul University, Institute of Forensic Sciences, Istanbul, Turkey)

Violent Crime in South Africa: Is the Subculture of Apartheid to Blame?
(Gregory Dennis Breetzke, Department of Geography, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand)

Do Actors Bias the Judgments of Lie Detectors More than Non-Actors?
(Eitan Elaad, Tomer Gilboa, Israel Nachson, Department of Behavioral Sciences, Ariel University Center, Ariel, Israel, and Department of Criminology, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel)

Fixers and Corruption: Shadow 'Public Servants'
(Yaron Zelekha, Simcha Werner, Ono Academic College, Kiryat Ono, Israel, and others)

The Event Effect: Demonstrating the Impact of Denominator Selection on ‘Floor’ and ‘Ceiling’ Crime Rate Estimates in the Context of Public Events
(Justin Kurland, Paula Kautt, The Jill Dando Institute of Security and Crime Science, University College, London, United Kingdom)

The Rate of White Collar Crime: The Hot Spot of White Collar Crime in Sweden during the 2000 Decade
(Tage Alalehto, Department of Sociology, Umeĺ University, Umeĺ, Sweden)

The Chasm between Law Enforcement and Digital Crime
(Greg Gogolin, Ferris State University, Michigan, USA)

Reduce Crime Statistics-Educate Prisoners Behind Bars
(James S. Vacca, Long Island University, C.W. Post College in Brookville, Long Island, New York, USA)
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      Law, Crime and Law Enforcement
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2011 3rd quarter
   Pages: 6 x 9 (NBC - R)
   ISBN: 978-1-61324-816-4
   Status: AV
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