Criminology | SECTION 7

Fundamentals of Criminology by Adam J. McKee

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Crime Science is different from criminology in that it shifts the focus on why people commit crimes to a focus on studying crime itself.  Crime science is the study of criminal acts in order to find ways to prevent them.  A key difference between crime science and criminology is a matter of scope:  traditional criminology judges a wide scope a good thing.  Crime Science insists that an explanation of crime be as specific as possible.

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