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Criminal Justice: Finding Books

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Opposing Viewpoints is a User-friendly book series the Library owns that present opposite viewpoints on a wide variety of topics ranging from controversial issues (e.g. abortion, gay rights, etc.) 

To find these books search using the advanced keyword search with "opposing viewpoints"  as well as the topic.

Opinions throughout history wide range of insights into long-standing issues that Americans are most concerned about, and those that have encouraged vigorous debate among politicians and citizens at large. Using carefully chosen original documents that cover a wide time span, Opinions Throughout History weaves a thoughtful and easy-to-understand analysis of how public opinion is formed and evolves, starting the discussion at an historical, seminal moment, and ending with where we stand today.

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Each Branch library is arranged according the the Library of Congress Classification system. Once you know the general area where books on your topic are kept, it can be very effective to browse the shelves. How to read a call number

Criminology-general HV 6001-6030

Criminal anthropology HV 6035-6079 

Criminal psychology HV 6080-6113 

Causes of crime HV 6115-6118 

Crime & heredity HV 6121-6143

Crime-environment HV 6150-6249 

Victims of crime HV 6250 

Crimes & offenses HV 6251-7220 

Criminal justice administration HV 7231-9960

Social pathology  HV 1-5840

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Criminal Justice
Child Welfare
Crime & Punishment
Forensic Science
Juvenile Justice