Thinking about crime

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Vintage Books, Feb 12, 1985 - Law - 293 pages
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Examines the causes and social impact of crime, contemporary attitudes toward and policies promoting criminal justice, and possible preventive programs

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User Review  - Fred R - Goodreads

Although I haven't read his "Bureaucracy," which looks as dull as its subject, I'm inclined to call this Wilson's masterpiece. Philosophically rich, well-argued and supported, plenty of original ... Read full review

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User Review  - Steven Peterson - Goodreads

Thought provoking work by a top notch political scientist. His basic theme (Page xi): ". . .the proper design of public policies requires a clear and sober understanding of the nature of man and ... Read full review

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Contents

The Paradox of
13
Crime and Community
26
Thinking About Crime
41
Copyright

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James Q. Wilson is Professor of Government at Harvard University.

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