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Political Organizations

James Q. Wilson - Political Science - 1974 - 359 pages
A major work by one of America's most eminent political scientists, "Political Organizations" has had a profound impact on how we view the influence of interest groups on ...
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Performance Measures for the Criminal Justice System: Discussion Papers from ...

James Q. Wilson - 1994 - 167 pages
Consist of 7 essays: criminal justice performance measures for prisons; measuring the performance of community corrections; measuring police performance; performance measures ...
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Perspectives on Crime and Justice: 1996-1997

James Q. Wilson, Peter Reuter, Mark H. Moore, Cathy S. Widom, Norval Morris - 1998 - 132 pages
Presents a selection of provocative lectures on a variety of topics within the general theme of crime & justice. Lecture topics addressed include: what, if anything, can the ...
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Varieties of Police Behavior

James Q. WILSON - Political Science - 1978 - 309 pages
In his new preface to this highly regarded work, James Q. Wilson reviews the ways in which police styles have changed during the past decade, and he explains the reasons for ...
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The Moral Sense

James Q. Wilson - Social Science - 1997 - 336 pages
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Crime Human Nature: The Definitive Study of the Causes of Crime

James Q. Wilson, Richard J. Herrnstein - Social Science - 1998 - 640 pages
The authors have systematically surveyed the research in wide-reanging fields to assemble new scientific evidence on who commits crime and why.
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Understanding America: The Anatomy of an Exceptional Nation

Peter H. Schuck, James Q. Wilson - History - 2009 - 704 pages
The idea of an exceptional America remains controversial. In this dazzlingly comprehensive collection of essays, some of the nation's best scholars and thinkers take on the ...
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