History and Crime

History and Crime

Implications for Criminal Justice Policy

Book - 1980
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Using analytic tools adopted from social science -- comparative analysis, time series analysis, and other techniques -- historical analysis of crime offers insights relevant to today′s problems.

′...policy makers...should read and ponder the thirteen essays in History and Crime. They just might obtain sufficient insight about crime within a historical context and about past criminal sanctions to persuade them of the futility of coercive measures without an understanding of the causes of crime...History and Crime belongs in every library and in every classroom in which social history is taught.′ -- History, January 1982

Publisher: Beverly Hills : Sage Publications, c1980
ISBN: 9780803914100
Characteristics: 288 p. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Inciardi, James A.
Faupel, Charles E.


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