Description - School Crime and Policing by William L. Turk
For undergraduate/graduate courses in policing issues, school safety issues, and specific public policy issues; in departments of Criminal Justice, Education, and Political Science. This one-of-a-kind text opens by exploring the problem of school crime in America today-stating in explicit and understandable terms the exact nature of juvenile and school crime as described in national and state statistics, and examines various methods and techniques for solving the problem. In short, students who read this book will understand the reality of school crime and what to do about it.
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(235mm x 178mm x 14mm)
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
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Author Biography - William L. Turk
William L. Turk, (Ph.D., University of Texas Arlington), is an assistant professor of political science at the University of Texas-Pan American in Edinburg, Texas. He has recently published When Juvenile Crime Comes to School (The Edwin Mellen Press, 1999), an in-depth look at and analysis of school crime in 50 Texas school districts. He has published in academic journals and extensively in private industry press. He is currently working on a book about special districts in Texas.