Criminal Justice (SAGE Course Companions) by Ursula Smartt

By Ursula Smartt

'This path better half in felony Justice through Ursula Smartt is to be applauded. it truly is a vital guide for all scholars and practitioners who're learning the legal justice method. The elementary framework presents scholars with functional help in how they could organise their method of learning to maximize their wisdom and revision talents. i've got no hesitation in commending this significant other as a important complementary textual content' - Professor Allyson MacVean, John Grieve Centre for Policing & group safeguard, Buckinghamshire Chilterns collage College"Congratulations to Ursula Smartt and Sage on a so much welcome 'skills' textual content for felony Justice students... The publication is concise, transparent, well-organised and available - hugely recommended." Stephen Parrott, Birkbeck, college of LondonCriminal Justice by means of Ursula Smartt is a part of an exhilarating new sequence from SAGE. it really is designed to assist scholars to utilize their undergraduate or starting place path in felony justice or criminology. built as available reference instruments, SAGE direction partners supply an creation to the topic and inspire scholars to increase their realizing of key innovations, concerns and debates. legal JusticeThis booklet presents a uncomplicated grounding in felony justice, along tips that could extra analyzing and suggestion on learn talents. it may be used as an outline of the topic and noted during the measure for tips and revision guidance.Smartt's legal Justice is designed to counterpoint, instead of change, present textbooks for the direction, and may provide:- precious summaries of the direction curriculum to help examination revision and essay making plans- Key summaries of the strategy taken through the most textbooks at the path- assistance at the crucial examine abilities required to move the path- support with constructing severe considering- Route-maps to assist the advance of wider studying above and past the textbook- tips to good fortune in direction tests and written evaluate workouts- A tutor's-eye view of what path examiners are trying to find- An insider's view of what key direction options are rather all aboutSAGE direction partners are even more than revision publications for undergraduate. they're a necessary device to good fortune in undergraduate classes, enriching the educational event and constructing scholars' realizing.

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The statistical picture regarding this type of sophisticated crime is limited. Terms used in this area of criminal offending are: cybercrime, e-crime and hi-tech crime. qxd 2/16/2006 7:38 PM Page 39 UNDERSTANDING CRIME AND CRIMINAL LAW 39 Identity fraud This refers to the misappropriation of the identity of another person, without their knowledge or consent, and falls in the offence category of ‘white collar crime’. ID fraud is a global operation. The stolen information (such as credit card theft) is used to obtain financial services, goods and other forms of identification.

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G. crimes against the elderly; crimes against children (paedophilia) and child pornography on the Internet. According to the International Crime Victimisation Survey (ICVS), victims generally express the most fear of walking alone in their neighbourhood after dark. After this comes being a victim of sexual assault, followed by robbery, burglary, assault, vandalism, motor vehicle theft and personal theft. Fear of crime also varies according to where one lives. People who live in cities tend to hold higher levels of fear because cities and other urban areas tend to have higher crime rates than rural areas.

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