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vice crime

Definition of Vice Crime

(noun) A vice (an immoral behavior) that is deemed illegal by an authority.

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Cite the Definition of Vice Crime

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “vice crime.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved August 21, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/vice-crime/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

vice crime. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/vice-crime/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “vice crime.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed August 21, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/vice-crime/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“vice crime.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 21 Aug. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/vice-crime/>.