Journals Higher Education



Published: 04 January 2013

464 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199920051

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In Their Own Words

Criminals on Crime

Sixth Edition

Edited by Paul Cromwell and Michael L. Birzer

The only anthology of its kind, In Their Own Words: Criminals on Crime, Sixth Edition, provides students with a nuanced perspective on how--and why--offenders make decisions that lead them to commit crimes.

New to this Edition:

  • Eleven brand-new chapters covering a variety of topics, including female auto thieves, shoplifters, armed robbers, drugged druggists, middle-class drug dealers, barrio gangs, meth cooks, illegal steroids, and female street offenders' efforts to desist from crime
  • New section on strategies for field research
  • Additional cited studies on female offenders

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