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Crime and the sacking of America

the roots of chaos

by Andrew Peyton Thomas

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Published by Brassey"s in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Crime -- United States.,
    • Crime prevention -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 337-351) and index.

      StatementAndrew Peyton Thomas.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6789 .T44 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxv, 365 p. ;
      Number of Pages365
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1096655M
      ISBN 100028811070
      LC Control Number94021266

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      Violence in America: The History of Crime presents a wealth of new research on the long-term dynamics of murder and other crimes of violence. The contributors clearly identify and diagnose the painful circumstances of recurring epidemics of violent crime that have swept the American society over the past years. Among the possible causes discussed are waves of immigration, the social. Newspaperman and organized crime figure. Hired and directed criminal gangs on behalf of the Hearst Corporation during Chicago's "circulation wars" of –, and later became owner of the National Racing Wire during the s and s.

        Several encyclopedias overview the contemporary system of criminal justice in America, but full understanding of current social problems and contemporary strategies to deal with them can come only with clear appreciation of the historical underpinnings of those problems. Thus, this five-volume work surveys the history and philosophy of crime, punishment, and criminal justice institutions in Reviews: 1. Read about the history of crime in America, the famous gangs, the federal penitentiaries and more. Browse the Arcadia Publishing series dedicated to the subject!


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