Crime: Public Policies for Crime Control

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James Q. Wilson, Joan Petersilia
ICS Press, 2002 - Political Science - 705 pages
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A big book with a long history, Crime will become as essential as Richard Herrnstein and Charles Murray's The Bell Curve (Free Pr., 1994). In fact, those authors each contributed a chapter to Crime ... Read full review


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

Joan Petersilia is Professor of Criminology at the University of California, Irvine. The author of numerous books and a former president of the American Society of Criminology, she is a consultant to the United States Department of Justice and to many state and local agencies.

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