Crime and justice. a review of research / Volume 44 :

The research presented in this volume of Crime and Justice is essential reading for scholars, policy makers, and criminal justice practitioners who need authoritative current knowledge about crime, its causes, and its consequences. Through an international and interdisciplinary approach to core issu...

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Other Authors: Tonry, Michael H.
Format: Book
Published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2015
Series:Crime and justice (Chicago, Ill.) ; v. 44.
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface / Michael Tonry
  • From slavery to social class to disadvantage: an intellectual history of the use of class to explain racial differences in criminal involvement / Robert D. Crutchfield
  • Race, crime, and punishment in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries / Cassia Spohn
  • Federal sentencing "reform" since 1984: the awful as enemy of the good / Michael Tonry
  • Drug policy: the "Dutch model" / Marianne van Ooyen-Houben and Edward Kleemans
  • What can be learned from cross-national comparisons of data on illegal drugs? / Beau Kilmer, Peter Reuter, and Luca Giommoni
  • Crime trends and the elasticity of evil: has a broadening view of violence affected our statistical indicators? / James P. Lynch and Lynn A. Addington
  • Community design and crime: the impact of housing and the built environment / John MacDonald
  • Does marriage reduce crime? / Torbjørn Skardhamar, Jukka Savolainen, Kjersti N. Aase, and Torkild H. Lyngstad
  • Benefit-cost analysis of crime prevention programs / Brandon C. Welsh, David P. Farrington, and B. Raffan Gowar
  • Prisoner reentry programs / Cheryl Lero Jonson and Francis T. Cullen
  • Juvenile justice policy and practice: a developmental perspective / Kathryn Monahan, Laurence Steinberg, and Alex R. Piquero