Encyclopedia of street crime in America / Jeffrey Ian Ross, editor. - Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Reference, 2013. - 1 online resource (xxxvii, 538 p.) : ill. - Gale virtual reference library .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

List of articles -- Reader's guide -- About the editor -- List of contributors -- Introduction -- Chronology -- Articles -- Glossary -- Resource guide -- Appendix -- Index -- Photo credits.

This encyclopedic reference focuses primarily on urban lifestyle and its associated crimes, ranging from burglary to drug peddling to murder to new, more sophisticated forms of street crime and scams.

9781452274454 (electronic book)


Crime--United States--Encyclopedias.
Criminal justice, Administration of--United States--Encyclopedias.

HV6789 / .E435 2013

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