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The handbook of crime & punishment

Author: Michael H Tonry
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
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"The Handbook of Crime and Punishment, provides a comprehensive overview of criminal justice, criminology, and crime control policy, thus enabling a fundamental understanding of crime and punishment essential to an informed public." "This book will appeal to those interested in the study of crime and its causes, effects, trends, and institutions; those interested in the forms and philosophies of punishment; and  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Handbook of crime & punishment.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1998
(OCoLC)652346078
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael H Tonry
ISBN: 0195110668 9780195110661
OCLC Number: 38832832
Description: xiv, 803 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction : crime and punishment in America / Michael Tonry --
Crime, criminal justice, and public opinion / Julian V. Roberts and Loretta J. Stalans --
Minorities, crime, and criminal justice / Janet L. Lauritsen and Robert J. Sampson --
Gender, crime, and criminology / Kathleen Daly --
Street gangs / Malcolm W. Klein --
White-collar crime / Neal Shover --
Organized crime / James B. Jacobs and Christopher Panarella --
Family violence / Richard J. Gelles --
Drug control / Robert MacCoun and Peter Reuter --
Individual differences and offending / David P. Farrington --
Communities and crime / Per-Olof H. Wikström --
Economic conditions, work, and crime / Anne Morrison Piehl --
Restorative justice / John Braithwaite --
Deterrence and incapacitation / Daniel S. Nagin --
Crime prevention / Trevor Bennett --
Treatment of sex offenders / Vernon L. Quinsey --
American policing / Lawrence W. Sherman --
Prosecution / Candace McCoy --
Jails / Richard S. Frase --
Juvenile court / Barry C. Feld --
Sentencing / Kevin R. Reitz --
Probation and parole / Joan Petersilia --
Prisons / Roy D. King --
Private prisons / Richard W. Harding --
Penal theories / Andrew von Hirsch --
Intermediate sanctions / Michael Tonry --
Correctional treatment / Gerald G. Gaes --
Capital punishment / Roger Hood.
Other Titles: Handbook of crime and punishment
Crime & punishment
Responsibility: edited by Michael Tonry.
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"The Handbook of Crime and Punishment, provides a comprehensive overview of criminal justice, criminology, and crime control policy, thus enabling a fundamental understanding of crime and punishment essential to an informed public." "This book will appeal to those interested in the study of crime and its causes, effects, trends, and institutions; those interested in the forms and philosophies of punishment; and those interested in crime control."--BOOK JACKET.

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