Crime and Everyday Life offers a bold approach to crime theory and crime reduction. Using a clear, engaging, and streamlined writing style, the Sixth Edition illuminates the causes of criminal behavior, showing how crime can affect everyone in both small and large ways. Renowned authors Marcus Felson and Mary Eckert then offer realistic ways to reduce or eliminate crime and criminal behavior in specific settings by removing the opportunity to complete the act. Most importantly, this book teaches students how to think about crime, and then do something about it.

How Crime Multiplies

How Crime Multiplies

This chapter looks at how crime multiplies for both offenders and victims. Sometimes, violence breeds violence. Sometimes, burglary leads to fencing stolen goods. Sometimes, a minor amount of alcohol gets someone into big trouble. One crime can feed into another. And, as you shall see, most crime exposes offenders ...

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