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Crime and Criminology

Front Cover - Crime and Criminology

Fifteenth Edition

Sue Titus Reid
Reubin O'D. Askew School of Public Administration & Policy
The Florida State University

Hardcover: 2017. 576 pages. ISBN: 978-1-4548-9446-9. 
Loose Leaf: 2017. xxx pages. ISBN: xxxxxxxxxxxxx.

With Teacher's Manual.

About the Book

Known for its unique blend of social science and legal research, Crime and Criminology, Fifteenth Edition by Sue Titus Reid uses an interdisciplinary approach to bring a sprawling subject into sharp relief. From the history and theory of criminal law to today’s hot-button topics, leading scholar Reid clearly explains to students how criminology affects and relates to criminal justice policies.

Key Features:

  • An effective and unique balance of social science and legal research.
  • Media Focus and Global Focus boxes that give context to theories with discussions of current, real-life events.
  • Student-friendly chapter outlines, chapter summaries, key terms, exhibits, study questions, and Internet assignments.
  • Case excerpts and related material organized in a supplement to make the book more flexible for a variety of class structures. 
  • New material on: medical marijuana, mental illness, cybercrime, crimes by and against the police, and the impact of gender and race in sentencing decisions.