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Why crime?

Matthew B. Robinson

Why crime?

an interdisciplinary approach to explaining criminal behavior

by Matthew B. Robinson

  • 344 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Carolina Academic Press in Durham, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criminology,
  • Criminal behavior,
  • Antisocial personality disorders

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMatthew B. Robinson, Kevin M. Beaver.
    ContributionsBeaver, Kevin M.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6001 .R63 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23712360M
    ISBN 109781594607073
    LC Control Number2009027273
    OCLC/WorldCa436310655

      Editor's note: This article was first published Ma , when Jerry Bledsoe reviewed these books for The News & Observer. Although New York publishers have decided that true-crime books are Author: Jerry Bledsoe. As true crime stories get more attention than ever through narrative nonfiction books, true crime-focused cable channels, such as Investigation Discovery, 24/7 cable news cycle, and the increasing reach of social media like Facebook and Twitter, more people become aware of crimes of homicide and violence, and details on killers, victims, and.

    Why a Crime Novelist Writes His Best-Sellers at a Standing Desk Don Winslow, author behind ‘The Cartel’ and ‘Broken’ on his custom-built Mustang, his curious lack of frustrations and what.   Over years ago Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky took these questions up in what would become one of the best-known works of Russian literature: “Crime and Punishment.”.

      A new book reveals some may be born wanting to kill. University of Pennsylvania criminology, psychiatry and psychology professor Adrian Raine, author of "The.   Why the N.Y.P.D. Dropped One of Its Oldest Crime-Fighting Tools Officers’ most-used item since the s isn’t the gun or handcuffs, but the handwritten activity log. Now an iPhone app is.


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