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Crime, punishment, and politics in comparative perspective

Author: Michael H Tonry
Publisher: Chicago : University Of Chicago Press, ©2007.
Series: Crime and justice (Chicago, Ill.), v. 36.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Aims to advance the understanding of the determinants of penal policies in developed countries. This title explores the distinctive national differences in policy responses to rising crime rates,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Country surveys (form)
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Crime, punishment, and politics in comparative perspective.
Chicago : University Of Chicago Press, ©2007
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael H Tonry
OCLC Number: 1200280586
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 673 pages : illustrations).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Determinants of penal policy / Michael Tonry --
Comparative penology in perspective / Jean-Paul Brodeur --
Visions of penal control in the Netherlands / David Downes --
Penal policy and practice in Belgium / Sonja Snacken --
Penal policy in Scandinavia / Tapio Lappi-Seppala --
Punitive trends and stable imprisonment rates in Canada / Cheryl Marie Webster and Anthony N. Doob --
Crime and punishment in contemporary Japan / David T. Johnson --
Tough on crime : penal policy in England and Wales / Tim Newburn --
The illusion of severity in French criminal justice policy / Sebastian Roché --
Pardons and amnesties as policy instruments in contemporary France / René Lévy --
Comparing penal cultures : responses to child-on-child homicide in England and Norway / David A. Green.
Series Title: Crime and justice (Chicago, Ill.), v. 36.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Tonry.
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