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The handbook of crime & punishment

Author: Michael Tonry
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Consisting of 28 articles, this comprehensive reference work on the study of crime, examines: its causes, effects, trends, and institutions, current philosophies of punishment and ways of controlling crime.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Tonry
ISBN: 0195140605 9780195140606
OCLC Number: 45307035
Notes: Originally published: New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Description: xiv, 803 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Crime, criminal justice and public opinion / Julain V. Roberts and Loretta J. Stalans --
Minorities, crime, and criminal justice / Janet L. Lauritsen and Robert J. Sampson --
Gender, crime, and criminology / Kathleen Daly --
Street gangs / Malcolm W. Klein --
White-collar crime / Neal shover --
Organized crime / James B. Jacobs and Christopher Panarella --
Family violence / Richard J. Gelles --
Drug control / Robert MacCoun and Peter Reuter --
Individual differences and offending / David P. Farrington --
Communities and crime / Per-Olaf H. Wikström --
Economic conditions, work, and crime / Anne Morrison Piehl --
Restorative justice / John Braithwaite --
Deterrence and incapacitation / Daniel S. Nagin --
Crime prevention / Trevor Bennett --
Treatment of sex offenders / Vernon L. Quinsey --
American policing / Lawrence W. Sherman --
Prosecution / Candace McCoy --
Jails / Richard S. Frase --
The juvenile court / Barry C. Feld --
Sentencing / Kevin R. Reitz --
Probation and parole / Joan Petersilia --
Prisons / Roy D. King --
Private prisons / Richard W. Harding --
Penal theories / Andrew von Hirsch --
Intermediate sanctions / Michael Tonry --
Correctional treatment / Gerald G. Gaes --
Capital punishment / Roger Hood.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Tonry.

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