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When brute force fails : how to have less crime and less punishment

Author: Mark A R Kleiman
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, 2009
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Since the crime explosion of the 1960s, the prison population in the US has multiplied fivefold, to one prisoner for every hundred adults - a rate unprecedented in American history and unmatched  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark A R Kleiman
ISBN: 9780691142081 0691142084
OCLC Number: 759704803
Notes: The trap. Thinking about crime control. Hope. Tipping, dynamic concentration, and the logic of deterrence. Crime despite punishment. Designing enforcement strategies. Crime control without punishment. Guns and gun control. Drug policy for crime control. What could go wrong?. An agenda for crime control
Description: xxi, 231 s. : illustrations
Contents: The trap --
Thinking about crime control --
Hope --
Tipping, dynamic concentration, and the logic of deterrence --
Crime despite punishment --
Designing enforcement strategies --
Crime control without punishment --
Guns and gun control --
Drug policy for crime control --
What could go wrong?. An agenda for crime control.
Responsibility: Mark A.R. Kleiman

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One way to make apprehension and punishment more likely is to spend substantially more money on law enforcement. In a time of chronic budget shortfalls, however, that won't happen. But Mr. Kleiman Read more...

 
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