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Encyclopedia of street crime in America

Author: Jeffrey Ian Ross
Publisher: Los Angeles ; London : SAGE, [2013]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This encyclopedic reference focuses primarily on urban lifestyle and its associated crimes, ranging from burglary to drug peddling to murder to new, more sophisticated forms of street crime and scams. This traditional A-to-Z reference has significant coverage of police and courts and other criminal justice sub-disciplines while also featuring thematic articles on the sociology of street crime.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Encyclopedia of street crime in America.
Los Angeles : SAGE Reference, [2013]
(DLC) 2012032642
(OCoLC)808628168
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Ian Ross
ISBN: 9781452274461 1452274460 9781452274454 1452274452
OCLC Number: 841479487
Awards: Winner of ALA Booklist's Books for Youth Editor's Choice 2013
Winner of Library Journal Best Reference Source Award 2013
Winner of Booklist 2013 Editor's Choice.
Winner of Library Journal Best Reference 2013.
Description: 1 online resource (xxxvii, 538 pages) : illustrations
Contents: List of articles --
Reader's guide --
About the editor --
List of contributors --
Introduction --
Chronology --
Articles --
Glossary --
Resource guide --
Appendix --
Index --
Photo credits.
Responsibility: editor, Jeffrey Ian Ross, University of Baltimore ; foreword by Francis T. Cullen.

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