Crime and Punishment around the World [4 volumes]: [Four Volumes] (Google eBook)
Graeme R. Newman
ABC-CLIO, Oct 19, 2010 - Social Science - 1586 pages
It is a subject as old as civil society, yet one that still fuels debate. Now the many and varied aspects of that subject are brought together in the four-volume Crime and Punishment around the World. This unprecedented work provides descriptions of crimes—and the justice systems that define and punish them—in more than 200 nations, principalities, and dependencies.
Each chapter examines the historical, political, and cultural background, as well as the basic organization of the subject state's legal and criminal justice system. It also reports on the types and levels of crime, the processes leading to the finding of guilt, the rights of the accused, alternatives to going to trial, how suspects are prosecuted for their crimes, and the techniques and conditions of typical punishments employed. Comprising a study that is at once extraordinarily comprehensive and minutely detailed, the essays collected here showcase the variety and the universality of crime and punishment the world over.
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Crime and Punishment Around the WorldUser Review - Michael F. Bemis - Book Verdict
It seems that the comparative analysis of crime and punishment practices around the world is something akin to trying to nail Jello to a tree. The stated objectives here are to provide "historical and ... Read full review
u should rlly put more answers about major laws tht have been made for Argentina like i dont know? >..<