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Crime and Criminology

Front Cover - Crime and Criminology

Fourteenth Edition

Sue Titus Reid
Reubin O'D. Askew School of Public Administration & Policy
The Florida State University

Hardcover: 2014. 736 pages. ISBN: 978-1-4548-4771-7. 
Loose Leaf: 2014. 736 pages. ISBN: 978-1-4548-9139-0.

With Teacher's Manual.

About the Book

With an interdisciplinary approach that integrates social science, law, and criminology, Crime and Criminology brings a sprawling subject into sharp relief. From the history and theory of criminal law to today’s hot-button topics, leading scholar Sue Titus Reid combines insight and clarity with context and perspective. The fourteenth edition sheds light on recent events, cases, and research, and their impact on the ever-changing landscape of crime and criminology.

Look for these key features:
Examines the impact of terrorism, the Great Recession, and the decriminalization of marijuana on crime and criminal justice 
Explores Medicare fraud, health care, and victims with disabilities
• Expanded coverage of major sociological theories
Incorporates new research on families, and the role of brain functions in criminal behavior
Expanded coverage of developing topics such as rehabilitation and deterrence, statutory rape, elder abuse, domestic violence, intimate partner violence, hate crimes, gun control, and property crimes

Preface / Sample Chapters