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Armed Robbery by Roger Matthews
Book DescriptionDespite the significance of armed robbery in the criminal justice system, the media and in the public mind there has been little systematic research or writing on the subject beyond the popular accounts. In both the USA and the UK there remains a large gap in the literature on the subject, which this book aims to fill. It provides a comprehensive account of armed robbery, based on extensive research with 350 armed robbers in prison, and on work with two police armed response units Despite the significance of armed robbery in the criminal justice system, the media and in the public mind there has been little systematic research or writing on the subject beyond the popular accounts - from the Metropolitan and South Yorkshire Police. This is the book on the subject.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781903240601
(234mm x 156mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Willan Publishing
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Roger Matthews
Roger Matthews is Professor of Criminology, Middlesex University and a leading authority in this field. He has written extensively in the criminology field, his recent publications including Doing Time (Macmillan 1999) and Imprisonment (Dartmouth, 1999).
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