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Constructing Crime: Perspective on Making News And Social Problems Paperback – April 10, 2006

ISBN-13: 978-1577664468 ISBN-10: 1577664469 Edition: 2nd
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  • Paperback: 400 pages
  • Publisher: Waveland Pr Inc; 2 edition (April 10, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1577664469
  • ISBN-13: 978-1577664468
  • Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 6 x 8.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #789,677 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Victor E. Kappeler is Foundation Professor and Associate Dean of the School of Justice Studies in the College of Justice and Safety at Eastern Kentucky University. He received his Ph.D. from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. He is the author of numerous books on policing and criminology including, Forces of Deviance, Constructing Crime, Police and Society, Critical Issues in Police Civil Liability, Community Policing, and The Mythology of Crime and Criminal Justice. He is widely published in academic and scientific journals among them are Social Problems, Justice Quarterly, Journal of Criminal Justice, and Criminal Law Bulletin. Dr. Kappeler has received numerous awards by both academic institutions and governmental agencies for his contributions to criminal justice.

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