With increasing reports of crime in the media, this books explains what laws are, and why some people are prepared to break the law and face the consequences. The book looks at the history of the police force, crime detection and how different societies around the world deal with criminals. It includes case studies and quotes from people with personal experience of crime.
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Alex Woolf studied History and Government at Essex University before working as an editor for over 10 years. He now writes for young people, specialising in twentieth-century history and politics.Review:
"'[The Why? titles] could be used as a useful resource to help children express themselves and voice their opinions.' - Learning Support Service, Autumn 2002"
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