Outlaws of the Ocean: The Complete Book of Contemporary Crimes on the High Seas

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Hearst Marine Books, 1985 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 362 pages
Two noted criminologists present an in-depth study of offshore criminal activities--including modern-day piracy, ocean pollution, marine insurance fraud, theft, killing marine animals, and smuggling aliens--as well as possible solutions and law enforcemen

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Dr. Freda Adler is Distinguished Professor of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University, School of Criminal Justice. She received her BA in sociology, her MA in criminology, and her Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Adler began her career in criminal justice as an evaluator of drug and alcohol treatment programs for federal and state governments. Since 1968, she has taught subjects such as criminal justice, criminology, comparative criminal justice systems, statistics, and research methods. She has served as criminal justice advisor to the United Nations, as well as to federal, state, and foreign governments. Dr. Adler's published works include 13 books as author or coauthor, 9 books as editor or coeditor, and over 90 journal articles. She has served on the editorial boards of the "Journal of Criminal Justice, Criminology", and the "Journal of Research on Crime and Delinquency". Dr. Adler serves as editorial consultant to the "Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology" and is coeditor of "Advances in Criminological Theory". She also has served as president as the American Society of Criminology (1994-1995).

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