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Crime and Justice Justice Futures: Reinventing American Criminal Justice

Crime and Justice Justice Futures: Reinventing American Criminal Justice

Author: Michael Tonry Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/08/2017

Justice Futures: Reinventing American Criminal Justice is the forty-sixth volume in the Crime and Justice series. Contributors include Francis Cullen and Daniel Mears on community corrections; Peter Reuter and Jonathan Caulkins on drug abuse policy; Harold Pollack on drug treatment; David Hemenway on guns and violence; Edward Mulvey on mental health and crime; Edward Rhine, Joan Petersilia, and Kevin Reitz on parole policies; Daniel Nagin and Cynthia Lum on policing; Craig Haney on prisons and incarceration; Ronald Wright on prosecution; and Michael Tonry on sentencing policies.

Crime and Justice Sentencing Policies and Practices in Western Countries: Comparative and Cross-National Perspectives

Crime and Justice Sentencing Policies and Practices in Western Countries: Comparative and Cross-National Perspectives

Author: Michael Tonry Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/02/2017

Sentencing Policies and Practices in Western Countries: Comparative and Cross-national Perspectives is the forty-fifth addition to the Crime and Justice series. Contributors include Thomas Weigend on criminal sentencing in Germany since 2000; Julian V. Roberts and Andrew Ashworth on the evolution of sentencing policy and practice in England and Wales from 2003 to 2015; Jacqueline Hodgson and Laurene Soubise on understanding the sentencing process in France; Anthony N. Doob and Cheryl Marie Webster on Canadian sentencing policy in the twenty-first century; Arie Freiberg on Australian sentencing policies and practices; Krzysztof Krajewski on sentencing in Poland; Alessandro Corda on Italian policies; Michael Tonry on American sentencing; and Tapio Lappi-Seppala on penal policy and sentencing in the Nordic countries.

Crime and Justice, Volume 45 Sentencing Policies and Practices in Western Countries: Comparative and Cross-National Perspectives

Crime and Justice, Volume 45 Sentencing Policies and Practices in Western Countries: Comparative and Cross-National Perspectives

Author: Michael Tonry Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/02/2017

Sentencing Policies and Practices in Western Countries: Comparative and Cross-national Perspectives is the forty-fifth addition to the Crime and Justice series. Contributors include Thomas Weigend on criminal sentencing in Germany since 2000; Julian V. Roberts and Andrew Ashworth on the evolution of sentencing policy and practice in England and Wales from 2003 to 2015; Jacqueline Hodgson and Laur ne Soubise on understanding the sentencing process in France; Anthony N. Doob and Cheryl Marie Webster on Canadian sentencing policy in the twenty-first century; Arie Freiberg on Australian sentencing policies and practices; Krzysztof Krajewski on sentencing in Poland; Alessandro Corda on Italian policies; Michael Tonry on American sentencing; and Tapio Lappi-Sepp l on penal policy and sentencing in the Nordic countries.

Crime and Justice A Review of Research

Crime and Justice A Review of Research

Author: Michael Tonry Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/01/2016

Volume 44 of Crime and Justice is essential reading for scholars, policy makers, and practitioners who need to know about the latest advances in knowledge concerning crime, its causes, and its control. Contents include Robert D. Crutchfield on the complex interactions among race, social class, and crime; Cassia Spohn on race, crime, and punishment in America; Marianne van Ooijen and Edward Kleemans on the Dutch model of drug policy; Beau Kilmer, Peter Reuter, and Luca Giommoni on cross-national and comparative knowledge about drug use and control drugs; Michael Tonry on federal sentencing policy since 1984; Kathryn Monahan, Laurence Steinberg, and Alex R. Piquero on the growing influence of bioscience and developmental psychology on juvenile justice policy and practice; Cheryl Lero Jonson and Francis T. Cullen on prisoner reentry programs; James P. Lynch and Lynn A. Addington on cultural changes in tolerance of violence amd their effects on crime statistics; Brandon C. Welsh, David P. Farrington, and B. Raffan Gowar on benefit-cost analysis of crime prevention; Torbjorn Skardhamar, Jukka Savolainen, Kjersti N. Aase, and Torkild H. Lyngstad on the effects of marriage on criminality; and John MacDonald on the effects on crime rates and patterns of urban design and development.

Confronting Crime Crime control policy under new labour

Confronting Crime Crime control policy under new labour

Author: Michael Tonry Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/06/2015

From Labour's promise to be 'tough on crime, tough on the causes of crime' through to the White Paper and new criminal justice legislation, controlling crime and reforming the criminal justice system has been one of the government's key priorities. This book provides a detailed review of the thinking behind these new plans and legislation, looking at policies and proposals in the field of punishment, particularly those embodied in the Halliday Review of the Sentencing Framework (2001), the government White Paper Justice for All (2002), and the 2002 Criminal Justice Bill. The contributors to the book subject to scrutiny the evidence for the 'evidence-based policy making' that is often claimed as a distinctive new feature to these processes, examining approaches to drug-dependent offenders, dangerous sex offenders, nuisance offenders, procedural and evidential protections in the courts, sentencing guidelines, sentencing management, racism in sentencing, custody plus, custody minus, and reducing the prison population.

Crime and Justice Why Crime Rates Fall and Why They Don't

Crime and Justice Why Crime Rates Fall and Why They Don't

Author: Michael Tonry Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/03/2015

Rates of violent and property crime in all Western countries have been falling since the early and mid-1990s, after rising in the 1970s and 1980s. Few people have noticed the common patterns, and fewer have attempted to understand or explain them. Yet the implications are essential for thinking about crime control and criminal justice policy more broadly. Crime rates in Canada and the United States, for example, have moved in parallel for forty years, but Canada has neither increased its imprisonment rate nor adopted harsher criminal justice policies. The implication is that something other than mass imprisonment, zero-tolerance policing, and three-strikes laws must explain why crime rates are falling. The essays in this volume explore the possibilities cross-nationally. They document the common rises and falls in crime and look at possible explanations, including changes in sensitivity to violence generally and intimate violence in particular, macro-level changes in self-control, and structural and economic developments in modern states. The contributors to this volume include Marcelo Aebi, Eric Baumer, Manuel Eisner, Graham Farrell, Janne Kivivuori, Tapio Lappi-Seppala, Suzy McElrath, Daniel S. Nagin, Richard Rosenfeld, Rossella Selmini, Nico Trajtenberg, and Kevin T. Wolff.

Crime and Justice Why Crime Rates Fall and Why They Don't

Crime and Justice Why Crime Rates Fall and Why They Don't

Author: Michael Tonry Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/03/2015

Violent and property crime rates in all Western countries have been falling since the early and mid-1990s, after rising in the 1970s and 1980s. Few people have noticed the common patterns, and fewer have attempted to understand or explain them. Yet the implications are essential for thinking about crime control and criminal justice policy more broadly. Crime rates in Canada and the United States, for example, have moved in parallel for forty years, but Canada has neither increased its imprisonment rate nor adopted harsher criminal justice policies. The implication is that something other than mass imprisonment, zero-tolerance policing, and three-strikes laws explains why crime rates in our time are falling. The essays in this volume of Crime and Justice explore the possibilities cross-nationally. They document the common rises and falls in crime and look at possible explanations, including changes in sensitivity to violence generally and intimate violence in particular, macro-level changes in self-control, and structural and economic developments in modern states. The contributors to this volume include Marcelo Aebi, Eric Baumer, Manuel Eisner, Graham Farrell, Janne Kivivuori, Tapio Lappi-Seppala, Suzy McElrath, Daniel S. Nagin, Richard Rosenfeld, Rossella Selmini, Nico Trajtenberg, and Kevin T. Wolff.

Crime and Justice Crime and Justice in America: 1975-2025

Crime and Justice Crime and Justice in America: 1975-2025

Author: Michael Tonry Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/10/2014

For the American criminal justice system, 1975 was a watershed year. Offender rehabilitation and individualized sentencing fell from favor and the partisan politics of law and order took over. Policy makers' interest in science declined just as scientific work on crime, recidivism, and the justice system began to blossom. Some policy areas-in particular, sentencing, gun violence, drugs, and youth violence-quickly became evidence-free zones. Crime and Justice in America: 1975-2025 explores the complicated relationship between policy and knowledge during this crucial time and charts prospects for the future.

Crime and Justice in America: 1975-2025

Crime and Justice in America: 1975-2025

Author: Michael Tonry Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/12/2013

For the American criminal justice system, 1975 was a watershed year. Offender rehabilitation and individualized sentencing fell from favor. The partisan politics of law and order took over. Among the results four decades later are the world's harshest punishments and highest imprisonment rate. Policy makers' interest in what science could tell them plummeted just when scientific work on crime, recidivism, and the justice system began to blossom. Some policy areas - sentencing, gun violence, drugs, youth violence - became evidence-free zones. In others - developmental crime prevention, policing, recidivism studies - evidence mattered. Crime and Justice in America: 1975-2025 tells how policy and knowledge did and did not interact over time and charts prospects for the future. What accounts for the timing of particular issues and research advances? What did science reveal about crime and justice, and how did that knowledge influence policy? Where are we now, and, perhaps even more important, where are we going? The contributors to this volume bring unsurpassed breadth and depth of knowledge to bear in answering these questions. They include Philip J. Cook, Francis T. Cullen, Jeffrey Fagan, David Farrington, Daniel S. Nagin, Peter Reuter, Lawrence W. Sherman, and Franklin E. Zimring. For thirty-five years, the Crime and Justice series has provided a platform for the work of sociologists, psychologists, criminal lawyers, justice scholars, and political scientists as it explores the full range of issues concerning crime, its causes, and its remedies.

Crime and Justice Prosecutors and Politics: A Comparative Perspective

Crime and Justice Prosecutors and Politics: A Comparative Perspective

Author: Michael Tonry Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/03/2013

Prosecutors are powerful figures in any criminal justice system. They decide what crimes to prosecute, whom to pursue, what charges to file, whether to plea bargain, how aggressively to seek a conviction, and what sentence to demand. In the United States, citizens can challenge decisions by police, judges, and corrections officials, but courts keep their hands off the prosecutor. Curiously, in the United States and elsewhere, very little research is available that examines this powerful public role. And there is almost no work that critically compares how prosecutors function in different legal systems, from state to state or across countries. Prosecutors and Politics begins to fill that void. Police, courts, and prisons are much the same in all developed countries, but prosecutors differ radically. The consequences of these differences are enormous: the United States suffers from low levels of public confidence in the criminal justice system and high levels of incarceration; in much of Western Europe, people report high confidence and support moderate crime control policies; in much of Eastern Europe, people's perceptions of the law are marked by cynicism and despair. Prosecutors and Politics unpacks these national differences and provides insight into this key area of social control. This new volume continues decades of innovative research published in the Crime and Justice series. The series provides expertise to enhance the work of sociologists, psychologists, criminal lawyers, justice scholars, and political scientists and explores a full range of issues concerning crime, its causes, and its cure.

Crime and Justice Crime and Justice in Scandinavia

Crime and Justice Crime and Justice in Scandinavia

Author: Michael Tonry Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/11/2012

Since 1979 the Crime and Justice series has presented a review of the latest international research, providing expertise to enhance the work of sociologists, psychologists, criminal lawyers, justice scholars, and political scientists. The series explores a full range of issues concerning crime, its causes, and its cure. Crime and Justice in Scandinavia , offers the most comprehensive and authoritative look ever available at criminal justice policies, practices, and research in the Nordic countries. Topics range from the history of violence through juvenile delinquency, juvenile justice, and sentencing to controversial contemporary policies on prostitution, victims, and organized crime. Contributors to this volume include: Jon-Gunnar Bernburg, Ville Hinkkanen, Cecilie Hoigard, Hanns von Hofer, Charlotta Holmstrom, Janne Kivivuori, Lars Korsell, Tapio Lappi-Seppala, Paul Larsson, Martti Lehti, Torkild Hovde Lyngstad, Sven-Axel Mansson, Anita Ronneling, Lise-Lotte Rytterbro, Torbjorn Skardhamar, May-Len Skilbrei, and Henrik Tham.

Crime and Justice Crime and Justice, Volume 40 Crime and Justice in Scandanavia

Crime and Justice Crime and Justice, Volume 40 Crime and Justice in Scandanavia

Author: Michael Tonry, Tapio Lappi-Seppala Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/03/2012

Since 1979 the Crime and Justice series has presented a review of the latest international research, providing expertise to enhance the work of sociologists, psychologists, criminal lawyers, justice scholars, and political scientists. Volume 40, Crime and Justice in Scandinavia , offers the most comprehensive and authoritative look ever available at criminal justice policies, practices, and research in the Nordic countries. It covers topics that range from the history of violence through juvenile delinquency, juvenile justice, and sentencing to controversial contemporary policies on prostitution, victims, and organized crime.

Human Development and Criminal Behavior New Ways of Advancing Knowledge

Human Development and Criminal Behavior New Ways of Advancing Knowledge

Author: Michael Tonry, Lloyd E. Ohlin, David P. Farrington, Kenneth Adams Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/11/2011

Human Development and Criminal Behavior proposes an exten- sive agenda for crime research. The book is part of a pio- neering effort to understand the causes of crime, particu- larly its developmental course. It defines and sets the con- ditions necessary to conduct an accelerated longitudinal study of individuals at risk to become engaged in criminal careers. This work offers a blueprint for research to eluci- date and possibly prevent crime in our society.

Offenders on Offending Learning about Crime from Criminals

Offenders on Offending Learning about Crime from Criminals

Author: Michael Tonry Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/04/2010

Our knowledge of crime is based on three types of sources: the criminal justice system, victims, and offenders. For technological and other reasons the criminal justice system produces an increasing stream of information on crime. The rise of the victimization survey has given the victims a much larger role in our study of crime. There is, however, no concomitant development regarding offenders. This is unfortunate because offenders are the experts when it comes to offending.In order to understand criminal behavior, we need their perspective. This is not always a straightforward process, however, and information from offenders is often unreliable. This book is about what we can do to maximise the validity of what offenders tell us about their offending. Renowned experts from various countries present their experiences and insights, with a clear focus on methodological issues of fieldwork among various types of offender populations. Each contribution deals with with a few central issues: How can offenders be motivated to participate in research? How can offenders be motivated to tell the truth on their offending? How can the information that offenders provide be checked and validated? What can we learn from offenders that cannot be accessed from other sources? With the aim of obtaining valid and reliable information, how, where and under which conditions should we observe offenders and talk to them?

Crime and Justice

Crime and Justice

Author: Michael Tonry Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/02/2010

Since 1979, Crime and Justice has presented an annual review of the latest international research, providing expertise to enhance the work of sociologists, psychologists, criminal lawyers, justice scholars, and political scientists. The series explores a full range of issues concerning crime, its causes, and its cure. Volume 38 covers criminal justice issues from the effects of parental imprisonment on children to economists and crime.

Thinking about Punishment Penal Policy Across Space, Time and Discipline

Thinking about Punishment Penal Policy Across Space, Time and Discipline

Author: Michael Tonry Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/12/2009

Thinking about Punishment pulls together the key writings by Michael Tonry on penal policy trends in western countries, racial and ethnic disparities, and sentencing policies, practices, and theories. Recent research in the past few decades shows that these topics are inextricably interrelated. Tonry argues that the distinct historical and cultural characteristics of a country offer the best explanation of national patterns of punishment at any one time, and over time. More general theories and models fall apart when applied to individual national experiences. In the United States, the key factors explaining both penal policy trends and sentencing patterns and policies include historical patterns of race relations, obsolete constitutional arrangements, moral attitudes related to the continental expansion of the United States and the country's fundamentalist Protestant religious origins. Comparable - but different - characteristics explain other countries' experiences. This excellent collection of Michael Tonry's work is essential reading for anyone interested in penal policy and criminal justice.

Crime and Justice

Crime and Justice

Author: Michael Tonry Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/11/2008

Since 1979 the Crime and Justice series has presented a review of the latest international research, providing expertise to enhance the work of sociologists, psychologists, criminal lawyers, justice scholars, and political scientists. The series explores a full range of issues concerning crime, its causes, and its cure. Volume 37 covers a range of criminal justice issues, from the effects of parental imprisonment on children to economists and crime. The contributors to this volume are Shawn Bushway, Todd Clear, Francis T. Cullen, David P. Farrington, Tappio Lappi-Sappala, Cheryl N. Lero-Jonson, Matthew Melewski, Joseph Murray, Joan Petersilia, Alex Piquero, Peter Reuter, Michael Tonry, James D. Unnever, and David Weisburd.

Crime and Justice Crime, Punishment, and Politics in Comparative Perspective

Crime and Justice Crime, Punishment, and Politics in Comparative Perspective

Author: Michael Tonry Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/04/2008

The goal of Crime and Justice, Volume 36 is to advance the understanding of the determinants of penal policies in developed countries. The contributors explore the distinctive national differences in policy in responses to rising crime rates, rapid social change, economic dislocation, and increased ethnic diversity. Countries covered include Great Britain, the Netherlands, Belgium, Canada, Japan, France, Norway, and the United States.

Crime and Justice Crime and Justice in the Netherlands

Crime and Justice Crime and Justice in the Netherlands

Author: Michael Tonry Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/03/2008

The eleven essays in Crime and Justice, Volume 35 provide the first English-language survey of the Dutch criminal justice system, which has been the basis for many important international research initiatives, including many in the United States. Topics covered include: Dutch tolerance of drugs, prostitution, and euthanasia; organized crime in the Netherlands; sex offenders and sex offending; and juvenile delinquency.

Crime and Justice

Crime and Justice

Author: Michael Tonry Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/10/2006

Since 1979, the Crime and Justice series has presented international crime-related research to enrich the work of sociologists, psychologists, criminal lawyers, justice scholars, and political scientists. Volume 34 covers criminal justice issues with a careful balance of research, theory, and practice. It offers an interdisciplinary approach to core issues in criminology, with perspectives from biology, law, psychology, ethics, history, and sociology.

Crime and Justice Crime and Punishment in Western Countries, 1980--1999

Crime and Justice Crime and Punishment in Western Countries, 1980--1999

Author: Michael Tonry Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/09/2006

The eight essays in this volume provide comprehensive, up-to-date summaries of cross national crime trends in Australia, Canada, England, Wales, the Netherlands, Scotland, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United States. This book is an essential resource for sociologists, psychologists, criminal lawyers, justice scholars, and political scientists who seek an interdisciplinary approach to crime, its causes, and its repercussions. The contributors to this volume are Marcelo F. Aebi, Catrien C. J. H. Bijleveld, Alfred Blumstein, Carlos Carcach, Philip J. Cook, Mark Irving, Darrick Jolliffe, Nataliya Khmilevska, Martin Killias, Philippe Lamon, Patrick A. Langan, Asheley Van Ness, Paul R. Smit, David J. Smith, and Brandon Welsh.

Crime and Justice Crime and Punishment in Western Countries, 1980-1999

Crime and Justice Crime and Punishment in Western Countries, 1980-1999

Author: Michael Tonry Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/02/2006

The eight essays in this volume provide comprehensive, up-to-date summaries of cross national crime trends in Australia, Canada, England, Wales, the Netherlands, Scotland, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United States. This book is an essential resource for sociologists, psychologists, criminal lawyers, justice scholars, and political scientists who seek an interdisciplinary approach to crime, its causes, and its repercussions. The contributors to this volume are Marcelo F. Aebi, Catrien C. J. H. Bijleveld, Alfred Blumstein, Carlos Carcach, Philip J. Cook, Mark Irving, Darrick Jolliffe, Nataliya Khmilevska, Martin Killias, Philippe Lamon, Patrick A. Langan, Asheley Van Ness, Paul R. Smit, David J. Smith, and Brandon Welsh.

Crime and Justice A Review of Research

Crime and Justice A Review of Research

Author: Michael Tonry Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/04/2005

Crime and Justice Crime and Justice, Volume 31 Comparative and Cross-National Perspectives

Crime and Justice Crime and Justice, Volume 31 Comparative and Cross-National Perspectives

Author: Michael Tonry Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/05/2004

Volume 31 of Crime and Justice presents a global view of youth justice systems in Canada, Denmark, Germany, Great Britain, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Sweden, and an aggregation of Western countries. The systems are addressed in five sections, discussing the relevance of a separate youth justice system, age limitations, historical stability and changes, and welfare concerns, as well as a comparative look at current laws as written and administered.

Crime and Justice A Review of Research

Crime and Justice A Review of Research

Author: Michael Tonry Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/10/2003

Confronting Crime Crime control policy under new labour

Confronting Crime Crime control policy under new labour

Author: Michael Tonry Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/09/2003

From Labour's promise to be 'tough on crime, tough on the causes of crime' through to the White Paper and new criminal justice legislation, controlling crime and reforming the criminal justice system has been one of the government's key priorities. This book provides a detailed review of the thinking behind these new plans and legislation, looking at policies and proposals in the field of punishment, particularly those embodied in the Halliday Review of the Sentencing Framework (2001), the government White Paper Justice for All (2002), and the 2002 Criminal Justice Bill. The contributors to the book subject to scrutiny the evidence for the 'evidence-based policy making' that is often claimed as a distinctive new feature to these processes, examining approaches to drug-dependent offenders, dangerous sex offenders, nuisance offenders, procedural and evidential protections in the courts, sentencing guidelines, sentencing management, racism in sentencing, custody plus, custody minus, and reducing the prison population.

Sentencing and Sanctions in Western Countries

Sentencing and Sanctions in Western Countries

Author: Michael Tonry Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/04/2001

This collection of original essays surveys the evolution of sentencing policies and practices in Western countries over the past twenty-five years. The volume consists of approximately ten essays. Six consider sentencing policy strategies and practices in major western countries, including Australia, England/Wales, Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland, and the United States. Each is written by a recognized expert from that part of the world. The remaining essays consider developments and subjects that cross national boundaries. Just a few of the subjects touched upon include plea-bargaining, community service and electronic monitoring, standards of use of incarceration, and legal perspectives on sentencing policy developments in western countries. The goal of the book is to provide a range of scholars and students better cross-national knowledge than currently exists of how various countries' sentencing laws and practices differ, when and why they have changed over time, and with what effects. Increasingly, countries are likely to look across nation boundaries for boundaries for solutions to pressing sentencing-policy problems. There exists, however, no scholarly literature on the subject.

Sentencing and Sanctions in Western Countries

Sentencing and Sanctions in Western Countries

Author: Michael Tonry Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/12/2000

This collection of original essays surveys the evolution of sentencing policies and practices in Western countries over the past twenty-five years. The volume consists of approximately ten essays. Six consider sentencing policy strategies and practices in major western countries, including Australia, England/Wales, Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland, and the United States. Each is written by a recognized expert from that part of the world. The remaining essays consider developments and subjects that cross national boundaries. Just a few of the subjects touched upon include plea-bargaining, community service and electronic monitoring, standards of use of incarceration, and legal perspectives on sentencing policy developments in western countries. The goal of the book is to provide a range of scholars and students better cross-national knowledge than currently exists of how various countries' sentencing laws and practices differ, when and why they have changed over time, and with what effects. Increasingly, countries are likely to look across nation boundaries for boundaries for solutions to pressing sentencing-policy problems. There exists, however, no scholarly literature on the subject.

Crime and Justice Prisons An Annual Review of Research

Crime and Justice Prisons An Annual Review of Research

Author: Michael Tonry Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/01/2000

America's prison population has quadrupled in the 1980s-1990s, with an enormous impact on families, communities, correctional officers, policy makers and prisoners themselves. The use of imprisonment as a means of social control has come to the fore in many public debates - whether the issues be deterrence, incapacitation, public spending, overcrowding or the effects of imprisonment on the offenders' later lives. This work addresses these and related topics, offering analyses of particular issues that deserve greater consideration, such as the effects of imprisonment on the children of inmates, the relationship between prisons and the surrounding communities, medical care in prisons, prisoner suicide and coping, adult correctional treatment, prison management trends and related topics.

Youth Violence

Youth Violence

Author: Michael Tonry, Mark H. Moore Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/10/1999

Youth violence has become one of the most contentious and perplexing issues in debates on crime policy, not the least because of the sharp increase in violence among young minority males since the mid-1980s. Featuring articles by American and European scholars from many fields, this text provides an up-to-date and authoritative overview of policy issues and research developments concerning crime and violence among the young.

Ethnicity, Crime, and Immigration Comparative and Cross-National Perspectives

Ethnicity, Crime, and Immigration Comparative and Cross-National Perspectives

Author: Michael Tonry Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/11/1997

With the increasing integration of Western Europe, and the substantial population flows following the dissolution of the Iron Curtain and the wars in Turkey, former Yugoslavia, and East Africa, migration has reached an all-time high in Europe, and immigration and crime has emerged as the foremost crime control issue. This study examines racial and ethnic differences in criminal offenders, victimization by crime, and disparities and discrimination in Western judicial systems. The study provides comprehensive summaries of research on Australia, Canada, England and Wales, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland and the USA.

Crime and Justice Building a Safer Society - Strategic Approaches to Crime Prevention An Annual Review of Research

Crime and Justice Building a Safer Society - Strategic Approaches to Crime Prevention An Annual Review of Research

Author: Michael Tonry Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/10/1996

Examining the research and experience concerning crime prevention, this book offers a new conceptualization of the subject incorporating developmental, community, situational and law enforcement approaches. This collection of 11 essays also examines substance abuse, interpersonal violence, burglary prevention, retail sector crimes and city-centre street crimes.

Crime and Justice An Annual Review of Research

Crime and Justice An Annual Review of Research

Author: Michael Tonry Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/1987