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Dictionary of crime

criminal justice, criminology & law enforcement

by Jay Robert Nash

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Published by Paragon House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crime -- Dictionaries.,
  • Criminal justice, Administration of -- Dictionaries.,
  • Law enforcement -- Dictionaries.,
  • Criminal law -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[edited by] Jay Robert Nash.
    ContributionsNash, Jay Robert.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6017 .E5425 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 433 p. ;
    Number of Pages433
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1557391M
    ISBN 101557785090
    LC Control Number91038107

    A crime is a transgression against the public right; serious offense against the law; a base weakness or iniquity, all of which are regarded by the Bible as offenses against (1) God, or (2) man, or (3) both. An injury to the creature is regarded as obnoxious to the Creator. Specific forms of crime are the following: Adultery. See separate article. crime definition: 1. illegal activities: 2. an illegal act: 3. an unacceptable or very silly act or situation. Learn more.

      Books in the true crime genre are about real life criminals and the crimes they have committed that are shocking, unnerving, or large in volume. The books in this genre can be about the life stories and thought processes of the criminals themselves, or they can be about the crimes they committed and the victims or victim’s families. Every major writer is included, along with many other more esoteric choices. Focusing on a key book (or books) by each writer, and with essays on key crime genres, this guide is designed to be both a crime fan's shopping list and a pithy, opinionated but .

    Crime Wave is a collection of 11 short works of fiction and non-fiction, all originally published in GQ, by American crime fiction writer James collection, issued as a paperback original, includes a short story ("Hush-Hush"), two novellas ("Tijuana, Mon Amour" and "Hollywood Shakedown"), and eight pieces of crime reportage, including "Sex, Glitz, and . What is crime? Definitions The Oxford English Dictionary defines crime simply as: ‘An action or omission which constitutes an offence and is punishable by law’. The Oxford Dictionary of Sociology defines crime in a more complex way: ‘an offence which goes beyond the personal and into the public sphere.


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With terms taken from sociology and the related fields of psychology. Crime definition, an action or an instance of negligence that is deemed injurious to the public welfare or morals or to the interests of the state and that is legally prohibited.

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Definition of crime. 1: an illegal act for which someone can be punished by the government especially: a gross violation of law. 2: a grave offense especially against morality.

3: criminal activity efforts to fight crime. 4: something reprehensible, foolish, or disgraceful It's a crime to waste good food. What does crime mean. crime is defined by the lexicographers at Oxford Dictionaries as An action or omission which constitutes an offence and is punishable by law. Dictionary of crime: criminal justice, criminology & law enforcement Dictionary of crime: criminal justice, criminology & law enforcement by Nash, Jay Robert.

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Often going beyond simple definitions, the dictionary presents and explains common misperceptions for selected entries/5(2).A crime is an illegal action or activity for which a person can be punished by law. He and Lieutenant Cassidy were checking the scene of the crime.

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