This text reflects Sue Titus Reid's keen insight into the study of criminology and criminal justice systems. Students learn the subject from her unique perspective as both a trained sociologist and an experienced legal authority. This edition features expanded and updated coverage of violent crimes among juveniles provides students with the most current information relating to this growing phenomenon. New and revised discussions of hate crimes against minorities include recent changes in the federal statutes concerning hate crimes based on a person's disability.
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Sue Titus Reid is a Professor at the Askew School of Public Administration and Policy at Florida State University, Tallahassee. She has served on the board of the Midwest Sociological Society and the executive staff of the American Sociological Association. In 1985, she was the George Beto Chair in Criminal Justice at the Criminal Justice Center, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas. Dr. Reid’s contributions to her profession have been widely recognized nationally and abroad. Her international honors include International Woman of the Year, 1991-92; International Who's Who of Intellectuals; and International Order of Merit, 1993.Review:
"This text is one of the best applied texts on the market. It has a fine blend of theory with real-life situations and circumstances, and the examples are exceptional and up-to- date."--Stan Hodges, Texas A&M University-Kingsville
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Book Description William C Brown Pub, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0697289214