Fundamentals of Criminology
Adam J. McKee, Ph.D.
Scott D. Bransford, Ph.D.
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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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