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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 (University of Chicago Press), v. 36.
Edition/Format:   Print book : 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
Études transculturelles
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael H Tonry
ISBN: 9780226808642 0226808645 9780226808635 0226808637
OCLC Number: 277232296
Description: ix, 673 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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 (University of Chicago Press), v. 36.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Tonry.
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