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The mythology of crime and criminal justice

Author: Victor E Kappeler; Mark Blumberg; Gary W Potter
Publisher: Prospect Heights, Ill. : Waveland Press, ©1993.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kappeler, Victor E.
Mythology of crime and criminal justice.
Prospect Heights, Ill. : Waveland Press, ©1993
(OCoLC)895011070
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victor E Kappeler; Mark Blumberg; Gary W Potter
ISBN: 0881337048 9780881337044
OCLC Number: 27141974
Description: x, 262 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface --
Chapter 1-The Social Construction of Crime Myths --
Chapter 2-The Myth and Fear of Child Abduction --
Chapter 3-Protecting Victims of Child Sexual Abuse --
Chapter 4-Myth and Murder --
Chapter 5-Blue Smoke and Mirrors --
Chapter 6-Myths That Justify Crime --
Chapter 7-Battered and Blue Crime Fighters --
Chapter 8-Drug War Cowboys --
Chapter 9-the Transmission of HIV --
Chapter 10-The Myth of a Lenient Criminal Justice System --
Debunking the Death Penalty --
Chapter 12-Merging Myths and Misconceptions of Crime and Justice.
Responsibility: Victor E. Kappeler, Mark Blumberg, Gary W. Potter.

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