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Burglars on the Job : The 1833 Diary of Anna Cabot Lowell Quincy
by Richard T. Wright and Scott H. Decker and Gilbert Geis


Overview - Winner of the SSSP Crime and Delinquency Outstanding Scholarship Award (1995)

Through extensive and candid interviews, the authors of this ground-breaking work have studied burglars' decision-making processes within the context of their streetlife culture.  Read more...


 
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More About Burglars on the Job by Richard T. Wright; Scott H. Decker; Gilbert Geis
 
 
 
Overview
Winner of the SSSP Crime and Delinquency Outstanding Scholarship Award (1995)

Through extensive and candid interviews, the authors of this ground-breaking work have studied burglars' decision-making processes within the context of their streetlife culture. In this volume they present their findings in the areas of motivation, target selection, methods of entering and searching a residence, and methods of selling stolen goods, concluding with a discussion of the theoretical implications of their research.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781555532710
  • ISBN-10: 1555532713
  • Publisher: Northeastern University Press
  • Publish Date: February 1996
  • Page Count: 248
  • Dimensions: 9.01 x 6.03 x 0.74 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.8 pounds


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