In The Criminal Event: An Introduction to Criminology in Canada, fourth edition, students are introduced to a complete and compelling discussion of what motivates people to commit crimes, who suffers and how, and what we should do about the problem of crime. The authors take the conventional topics such as definitions of crime, theories, research methods and societal reaction and integrate them under a central theme - the criminal event itself. The fourth edition includes a new 2 colour format, and up-to-date research and statistics. New material on video games and cyber stalking, discussions on university student riots and information on the hip hop culture make The Criminal Event: An Introduction to Criminology in Canada, fourth edition a gripping and exciting text.
The Criminal Event