Bibliographic Details

When crime waves / Vincent F. Sacco.

Author / Creator Sacco, Vincent.
Imprint Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, 2005.
Description 1 online resource (225 pages)
Language English
Subject Crime.
Criminology.
Criminal statistics.
Mass media and crime.
Criminal justice, Administration of.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Criminology.
Crime.
Criminal justice, Administration of.
Criminal statistics.
Criminology.
Mass media and crime.
Electronic books.
Format E-Resource, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11157459
ISBN 9781452245454
1452245452
0761927832
9780761927839
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-199) and index.
Summary When Crime Waves offers an in-depth exploration of a large number of social issues involved in the study of crime waves. Issues such as how and why crime rates change over time, why some types of crime and not others come in waves, and the role played by the mass media, politicians, and interest group leaders in the promotion of crime waves are discussed to help students develop analytical skills and apply them to real-world situations. offers an in-depth exploration of a large number of social issues involved in the study of crime waves. Issues such as how and why crime rates change over t.
Other form Print version: 9780761927839