- Series: Wadsworth Contemporary Issues in Crime and Justice
- Paperback: 128 pages
- Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing; 1 edition (November 6, 2003)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0534623859
- ISBN-13: 978-0534623852
- Product Dimensions: 9.2 x 6.5 x 0.3 inches
- Shipping Weight: 8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 3.4 out of 5 stars See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #966,962 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Breaking and Entering: Burglars on Burglary (Wadsworth Contemporary Issues in Crime and Justice) 1st Edition
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Acknowledgements. Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Motives and Strategies of Residential Burglars. 3. The Burglary Event. 4. Drug and Group Effects on Burglary Decisions. 5. The Burglar and the Fence. 6. Desisting from Burglary. 7. Implications for Prevention and Public Policy. Appendix: Biographies of Selected Burglar Formants. References. Author Index. Subject Index.
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James N. Olson received a Ph.D. in Psychology from UCLA in 1974. As one of the "founding faculty" of The University of Texas-Permian Basin, he has significant experience in the personalized system of instruction (also called mastery learning), and the cognitive and behavioral principles of learning. He was awarded the "Amoco Award" for excellence in teaching (this award evolved into today's "Chancellor's Council Outstanding Teaching Award"), which is given annually to one faculty member at each of The University of Texas' academic campuses. In 1990 he received the President's Award for Excellence in Research. Dr. Olson is the author of three books and numerous journal articles. He is presently Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.
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What they found was fascinating. The book gives information on who burglars are, what they steal, and how not to become a target.
This is one of many sources of information that would be helpful if you were speaking to a community watch group.