Crime and justice in Scandinavia /

This volume offers a comprehensive look at criminal justice policies, practices, and research in the Nordic countries. It shows why the Scandinavian criminal justice systems are as they are, how they are different from those in other countries, and how they are changing. Topics range from the histor...

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Other Authors: Tonry, Michael H, Lappi-Seppälä, Tapio
Format: Book
Published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2011
Series:Crime and justice (Chicago, Ill.) ; v. 40.
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Table of Contents:
  • Crime, criminal justice, and criminology in the Nordic countries / Tapio Lappi-Seppälä and Michael Tonry
  • Punishment and crime in Scandinavia, 1750-2008 / Hanns von Hofer
  • Homicide in Finland and Sweden / Janne Kivivuori and Martti Lehti
  • Nordic youth justice / Tapio Lappi-Seppälä
  • Policing the north / Cecilie Høigård
  • Sentencing theory, policy and research in the Nordic countries / Ville Hinkkanen and Tapio Lappi-Seppälä
  • Delinquency research in the Nordic countries / Janne Kivivuori and Jon Gunnar Bernburg
  • Is there a Nordic prostitution regime? / May-Len Skilbrei and Charlotta Holmström
  • Organized crime the Nordic way / Lars Korsell and Paul Larsson
  • The emergence of the crime victim: Sweden in a Scandinavian context / Henrik Tham with Anita Rönneling, and Lise-Lotte Rytterbro
  • Nordic register data and their untapped potential for criminological knowledge / Torkild Hovde Lyngstad and Torbjørn Skardhamar