International Handbook of Penology and Criminal Justice

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Shlomo Giora Shoham, Ori Beck, Martin Kett
CRC Press, Oct 8, 2007 - Computers - 800 pages
At the outset of the twenty-first century, more than 9 million people are held in custody in over 200 countries around the world.--from the essay "Prisons and Jails" by Ron KingThe first comparative study of this increasingly integral social subject, International Handbook of Penology and Criminal Justice provides a comprehensive and balanced revie
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Punishment and Culture
1
Chapter 2 Prisons and Jails
17
Chapter 3 Suicide in Prisions and Jails
77
Moetary and Nontraditional Punitive Sanctions
99
The Movement toward Worldwide Abolition
161
An International Perspective
197
Chapter 7 Crime Prevention
231
Chapter 8 Situational Crime Prevention
295
Chapter 14 What Can Police Do to Reduce Crime Disorder and Fear?
479
Gaps in the Global Web of Formal Social Control
503
Chapter 16 A Comparative Look at the Roles and Functions of the Prosecution and Defense in Western Trail Systems
531
Chapter 17 Sentencing Structure and Reform in Common Law Jurisdictions
551
Chapter 18 Victims and Victimization
587
An Alternative for Responding to Crime?
613
A Look at the Evidence
691
Chapter 21 Lenient Justice? Punishing WhiteCollar and Corporate Crime
709

Chapter 9 Early Development Crime Prevention
321
Preventing Crime through the Threat of Punishment
345
Chapter 11 Retribution and Retaliation
379
Our Best Explanations
411
Chapter 13 The Police
443
American Sex Offender Policies since the 1990s
733
Index
755
Back cover
773
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