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By William J. Chambliss

Crime and felony Behavior delves into such hotly debated subject matters as age of consent, euthanasia and assisted suicide, playing, weapons, web pornography, marijuana and different drug legislation, spiritual convictions, and terrorism and extremism. From utilizing a faking I.D. to assaulting one's household companion to forcing under the influence of alcohol, an enormous array of behaviors healthy into the definition of felony. The authors of those 20 chapters research the ancient contexts of every subject and supply arguments either for and opposed to the ways that legislators and courts have outlined and replied to legal behaviors, addressing the occasionally advanced coverage issues concerned. delicate matters similar to hate crimes are addressed, as are crimes conducted through huge teams or states, together with battle crime and company crime. This quantity additionally considers crimes which are tricky to prosecute, equivalent to web crime and highbrow estate crime, and crimes approximately which there's war of words as to if the habit harms society or the person concerned (gun keep watch over and euthanasia, for example).

The Series

The 5 short, issues-based books in SAGE Reference's Key concerns in Crime & Punishment sequence offer examinations of debatable courses, practices, difficulties or matters from diversified views. Volumes correspond to the 5 primary subfields within the felony Justice curriculum: Crime & legal habit, Policing, The Courts, Corrections, and Juvenile Justice.

Each quantity contains nearly 20 chapters supplying succinct pro/con examinations, and urged Readings finish every one bankruptcy, highlighting varied techniques to or views at the factor to hand. As a collection, those volumes offer ideal reference aid for college students writing place papers in undergraduate classes spanning the felony Justice curriculum. each one name is nearly 350 pages in length.

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