Criminology for Dummies
Publisher: Tantor Media
Date: October 2019
Duration: 14 hours 54 minutes
Your thorough guide to comprehending and combating crime.
Are you fascinated by criminology, forensics, and detective work? This you-are-there guide takes you deep into the world of crime, giving you a better understanding of the dark recesses of the criminal mind and how law enforcement officials investigate crime. You'll gain real-world knowledge of the reasons for and consequences of crime, the way society responds to it, and, most important, how crime can be prevented.
● Enter the world of crime-understand what crime is, how it is measured, and the various ways crime affects victims and society
● Identify different types of crime-from white-collar crime to organized crime to terrorism, examine the nature of crime and why certain criminals are attracted to specific crimes
● Know who commits crimes, and why-explore different theories that attempt to explain why people commit crimes
● Take it to the streets-follow law enforcement officials and federal agencies as they chase and apprehend the bad guys
● And more