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

by Michael Tonry

Part of the Crime and Justice: A Review of Research Series

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

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.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780226808710
Publication date: 15th September 2006
Author: Michael Tonry
Publisher: University of Chicago Press an imprint of The University of Chicago Press
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 424 pages
Categories: Crime & criminology,

About Michael Tonry

Michael Tonry is director of the Institute of Criminology at Cambridge University and the Sonosky Professor of Law and Public Policy at the University of Minnesota. David P. Farrington is professor of psychological criminology at Cambridge University.

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