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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
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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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