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Great Pretenders: Pursuits and Careers of Persistent Thieves (Crime and Society Series) download Great Pretenders: Pursuits and Careers of Persistent Thieves (Crime and Society Series), read online Great Pretenders: Pursuits and Careers of Persistent Thieves (Crime and Society Series), kindle ebook Great Pretenders: Pursuits and Careers of Persistent Thieves (Crime and Society Series), Great Pretenders: Pursuits and Careers of Persistent Thieves (Crime and Society Series) ddc387b1356e Persistent Thieves Criminals Who Resume Committing Crimes Of Burglary, Robbery, Vehicle Theft, And Ordinary Theft Despite Previous Attempts To Stop Are A Main Focal Point Of American Criminology And Criminal Justice Cast As Career Criminals, They Are Also One Of The Principal Targets Of The War On Crime That American Governments Have Waged For Than Two DecadesBuilding On A Theoretical Interpretation Of Crime As Choice, Crime Control Policies And Programs Justified By Notions Of Deterrence And Incapacitation Have Proliferated America S Urban Police Departments Now Have Repeat Offender Units, And Many Of The New State Sentencing Codes Mandate Lengthy Sentences For Defendants With Previous Convictions Great Pretenders Is Based On The Author S Original Studies And Previously Published Research And On Than Fifty Autobiographies Of Persistent Thieves Shover Uses A Crime As Choice Framework And A Life Course Perspective To Make Sense Of Important Decisions And Changes In The Lives Of Persistent Thieves He Shows How The Working Class Origins Of Most Persistent Thieves Produce Both Low Legitimate And Low Criminal Aspirations, Even As Those Origins Leave Them Ill Equipped To Exploit Comparatively Safe, Lucrative, And Newer Forms Of Criminal OpportunityIn This Book Shover Describes How Many Persistent Thieves And Hustlers Identify With Crime And Pursue A Lifestyle Of Life As Party In Which Their Choices Alternately Are Made In Contexts Of Drug Using Hedonism Or Desperation Their Estimates Of The Likely Payoffs From Crime Are Severely Distorted, And Most Give Little Thought To Possible Arrest As They Get Older, However, Persistent Thieves Make Qualitative Changes In The Crimes They Commit, And Many Eventually Stop Committing Crimes AltogetherThe Author Highlights Some Unintended Consequences Of Harsh Crime Control Measures And Raises Critical Questions About The One Size Fits All Approach To Crime Of Recent Decades