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|ISBN:||9780745629971 0745629970 9780745629964 0745629962|
|Description:||252 p. : ill.|
|Contents:||1. Introduction: Neo-Liberalism, Crime, and Control. 2. An Inspector Calls: Putting Crime in its Place. 3. A Mephistophelean Calculus: Measuring Crime Trends. 4. Permissiveness v. Political Economy: Explaining Crime Trends. 5. A New Leviathan?: Law and Order Politics and Tough Crime Control. 6. Conclusion: Law and Order - A 2020 Vision. References|
|Series Title:||Themes for the 21st century.|
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