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Published: 22 October 2001

162 Pages | line illus.

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9780195330090

Bookseller Code (04)

Biology and Crime

David C. Rowe
Foreword by David P. Farrington

The Roxbury Series in Crime, Justice, and Law

Biology and Crime profiles biological approaches to understanding why some people are criminals and others not. Written by internationally recognized behavioral geneticist David C. Rowe, the book offers instructors and students a brief, contemporary presentation of biological approaches to crime with a minimum of jargon. (A background in the biological sciences is not required.)

Boxes highlight special topics and examples drawn from newspaper stories to spark student interest.

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