SOC 245: Crime and Criminals: Background Info

Professor Carolyn Hanes, Fall 2015.

Where Should I Begin?

Good background information may be found in reference sources. 

Reference sources listed on this page provide the following types of information:

  • Reliable background information;
  • Statistics;
  • Articles written by subject experts;
  • Dates, timelines, events, people, definitions related to your topic;
  • Biographical information;
  • A list of further readings, normally found at the end of encyclopedia articles.  Use these references as springboards for further research.

Find additional reference sources by searching LVC Books or Credo Reference

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