Crime and Criminals
With an emphasis on crime in the United States, Crime and Criminals surveys the scope of modern crime and the dangers posed by criminal activity in the contemporary world. It also recounts the history and evolution of crime, defines it, and explains the legal definitions of specific crimes. Readers will learn how crimes are committed and look at common criminal motives and social issues connected to criminality. This interesting book also discusses social perspectives on crime in general and specific types of crime such as so-called victimless crimes.