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Crime: Causes, Types and Victims $250.00
Editors: Alicia E. Hasselm
Book Description:
Crime is the breach of rules or laws for which some governing authority can ultimately prescribe a conviction. Individual human societies may each define crime and crimes differently. Crime has been constant in the history of mankind and is a pervasive phenomenon affecting all societies. This book presents current research in the study of crime including such topics as the role of police deception in interrogation and juror's perceptions of these techniques; the link between personal victimization and fear of crime; police effectiveness and crime rates; and juvenile offenders tried in adult criminal court.

Table of Contents:
Preface

False Confessions: The Role of Police Deception in Interrogation and Jurors’ Perceptions of the Techniques and their Outcomes
(William Douglas Woody, Krista D. Forrest, Joshua M. Stewart, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colorado, and others)

Criminals and Warriors: The Use of Criminals for the Purpose of War-The Serbian Paramilitary Units
(Maria Vivod, Strasbourg, France)

The Linking Mechanisms between Personal Victimization and Fear of Crime: Testing a Theory of Psychological Incapacitation
(Helmut Hirtenlehner, University of Linz, Austria, Gorazd Meško, University of Maribor, Ljubljana, Slovenia)

Learning from Crime: The Case of the ‘Tláhuac’ Lynching
(Jaime Santos-Reyes, Samuel Olmos-Peña, Daniel Santos-Reyes, Seguridad, Análisis de Riesgos, Accidentes y Confiabilidad de Sistemas” (SARACS), Departamento de Ingeniería de Sistemas, SEPI-ESIME, IPN, México, and others)

The Relationship between Police Effectiveness and Crime Rates
(Isabel-Maria Garcia-Sanchez, Luis Rodriguez-Dominguez, Javier Parra-Dominguez, Universidad de Salamanca, Facultad de Economía y Empresa, Salamanca, Spain)

An Exploration of Child Exploitation in a Juror Simulation Study
(Julie Dempsey, Joanna D. Pozzulo, Evelyn Maeder, Roberta Sinclair,
Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, and others)

Jurors’ Perceptions of Juvenile Offenders Tried in Adult Criminal Court
(Margaret C. Stevenson, Cynthia J. Najdowski, Bette L. Bottoms, Katlyn M. Sorenson, Sylvia Perry, The University of Evansville, Evansville, Indiana, and others)

Effects of Feedback on Self-Assessed and Actual Abilities to Tell Lies
(Eitan Elaad, Ariel University Center, Ariel, Israel)

From Victim to Perpetrator: The Impact of Community Violence
(Kareena McAloney, Queen’s University Belfast, United Kingdom)

Capillary Electrophoretic Microdevice for Highly Sensitive Short Tandem Repeat Genotyping
(Yuchao Chen, Jong Young Choi, Chanjoo Lee, Tae Seok Seo, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, KAIST, Daejeon, Republic of Korea)

The Macro Economics of Illegal Activity
(Yaron Zelekha, Ono Academic College, Ramat Gan, Israel)

Implications of X Chromosome Markers in Forensic Genetics
(H. Afonso Costa, M. Carvalho, M.J. Anjos, Forensic Genetics Service, Centre Branch, National Institute of Legal Medicine, Portugal)

On the Roles of Spatial Interactions and Heteroscedasticity in Crime Modeling
(Kazuhiko Kakamu, Yoshiro Ohtsuka, Syuhei Arasawa, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan, and others)

Index

   Series:
      Law, Crime and Law Enforcement
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2010 4th quarter
   Pages: 7 x 10
   ISBN: 978-1-61761-087-5
   Status: AV
  
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