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A history of crime and criminal justice in America

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Published by Allyn & Bacon in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States -- History.,
    • Crime -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementWillard M. Oliver and James F. Hilgenberg, Jr.
      ContributionsHilgenberg, James F., 1944-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV9950 .O43 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3424079M
      ISBN 100205386563
      LC Control Number2005046535
      OCLC/WorldCa59402132


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Each chapter begins with an overview of the social, political, and economic forces that shaped society during a given era in American history. What follows, then, is an overview of the ordinary and extraordinary crimes of each era, and how the criminal justice system (police, courts, corrections, and juvenile justice) responded to these crimes Pages:   When the law gets something wrong, it can do so in a way that adversely affects many lives, often profoundly.

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