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Crime and criminology : a critical introduction

Author: Nigel Walker
Publisher: Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1987.
Series: OPUS.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How much do we really know about crime and criminals? About the effectiveness - or otherwise- of the measures used by courts to deter, reform or incapacitate offendes? Walker takles these and other  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Einführung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Walker, Nigel.
Crime and criminology.
Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1987
(OCoLC)671673610
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nigel Walker
ISBN: 0192891936 9780192891938 0192192124 9780192192127
OCLC Number: 15016337
Notes: "An OPUS book."
Description: xv, 219 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Subjects and objects --
2. Laws and rules --
3. Fictions and figures --
4. Natural history --
5. Behaviour and misbehaviour --
6. Rule-breaking and rationality --
7. Sentencing and not sentencing --
8. Sentences and justifications --
9. Deterrence and education --
10. Incapacitation and dangerousness --
11. Desert and ritual --
12. Juveniles and justice --
13. Anonymity and stigma --
14. Crimianlizing and decriminalizing --
15. Victims and victimology --
16. Preventing and fighting --
17. Politics and criminology.
Series Title: OPUS.
Responsibility: Nigel Walker.
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