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Product Description: Most major crime in this country emanates from two major data sources. The FBI’s Uniform Crime Reports has collected information on crimes known to the police and arrests from local and state jurisdictions throughout the country...read more

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9780309086356 | Natl Academy Pr, January 1, 2003, cover price $33.00 | About this edition: Most major crime in this country emanates from two major data sources.

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Product Description: Even though youth crime rates have fallen since the mid-1990s, public fear and political rhetoric over the issue have heightened. The Columbine shootings and other sensational incidents add to the furor. Often overlooked are the underlying problems of child poverty, social disadvantage, and the pitfalls inherent to adolescent decisionmaking that contribute to youth crime...read more
By Nancy A. Crowell (editor), Joan McCord (editor), National Research Council (other contributor) and Cathy Spatz Widom (editor)

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9780309068420 | Natl Academy Pr, May 1, 2001, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Even though youth crime rates have fallen since the mid-1990s, public fear and political rhetoric over the issue have heightened.

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Product Description: Although violent crime in the United States has declined over the past five years, certain groups appear to remain at disproportionately high risk for violent victimization. In the United States, people with developmental disabilities-such as mental retardation, autism, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, and severe learning disabilities may be included in this group...read more

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9780309073189 | Natl Academy Pr, February 1, 2001, cover price $25.25 | About this edition: Although violent crime in the United States has declined over the past five years, certain groups appear to remain at disproportionately high risk for violent victimization.

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Product Description: The surface transportation system is vital to our nation's economy, defense, and quality of life. Because threats against the system have hitherto been perceived as minor, little attention has been paid to its security. But the world is changing, as highlighted by dramatic incidents such as the terrorist chemical attack on the Tokyo subway in 1995...read more

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9780309067768 | Natl Academy Pr, October 1, 1999, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: The surface transportation system is vital to our nation's economy, defense, and quality of life.

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Product Description: Crime statistics assail us from the front pages of newspapers around the country--and around the globe. As the world's economic systems become integrated, as barriers to trade, travel, and migration come down, criminal opportunities have rapidly expanded across national borders...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780309065757 | Natl Academy Pr, July 1, 1999, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Crime statistics assail us from the front pages of newspapers around the country--and around the globe.

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Product Description: In this summary of a unique conference on urban violence, mayors, police chiefs, local, state, and federal agency experts, and researchers provide a wealth of practical ideas to combat violence in urban America. This book will be a valuable guide to concerned community residents as well as local officials in designing new approaches to the violence that afflicts America's cities...read more

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9780309050395 | Natl Academy Pr, March 1, 1994, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: In this summary of a unique conference on urban violence, mayors, police chiefs, local, state, and federal agency experts, and researchers provide a wealth of practical ideas to combat violence in urban America.

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