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Crime and public policy /

by Wilson, James Q; Petersilia, Joan.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Oxford University Press, c2011Edition: [New ed.].Description: xi, 644 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780195399356 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0195399358 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780195399363 (cloth : alk. paper); 0195399366 (cloth : alk. paper).Subject(s): Crime prevention -- United States | Crime -- United States | Crime | Criminology
Contents:
Crime in international perspective / James P. Lynch and William Alex Pridemore -- Crime and biology / Terrie E. Moffitt, Stephen Ross, and Adrian Raine -- Juvenile crime and juvenile justice / Peter W. Greenwood and Susan Turner -- Families and crime / David P. Farrington -- Street gangs / Cheryl Maxson -- Labor markets and crime / Shawn D. Bushway -- The community / Robert J. Sampson -- Race and the administration of criminal justice in the United States / Randall Kennedy -- Gun control / Philip J. Cook, Anthony A. Braga, and Mark H. Moore -- Rehabilitation and treatment programs / Francis T. Cullen and Cheryl Lero Jonson -- Sex offenders and sex offender policy / Eric Beauregard and Roxanne Lieb -- Drugs, crime, and public policy / David A. Boyum, Jonathan P. Caulkins, and Mark A. R. Kleiman -- General deterrence : a review of recent evidence / Robert Apel and Daniel S. Nagin -- Prosecution / Brian Forst -- Sentencing / Kevin R. Reitz -- Community corrections : probation, parole, and prisoner reentry / Joan Petersilia -- Prisons / Anne Morrison Piehl and Bert Useem -- Changing crime rates / Richard Rosenfeld -- Democratic policing on the evidence / Lawrence W. Sherman -- Crime and public policy / James Q. Wilson.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Crime in international perspective / James P. Lynch and William Alex Pridemore -- Crime and biology / Terrie E. Moffitt, Stephen Ross, and Adrian Raine -- Juvenile crime and juvenile justice / Peter W. Greenwood and Susan Turner -- Families and crime / David P. Farrington -- Street gangs / Cheryl Maxson -- Labor markets and crime / Shawn D. Bushway -- The community / Robert J. Sampson -- Race and the administration of criminal justice in the United States / Randall Kennedy -- Gun control / Philip J. Cook, Anthony A. Braga, and Mark H. Moore -- Rehabilitation and treatment programs / Francis T. Cullen and Cheryl Lero Jonson -- Sex offenders and sex offender policy / Eric Beauregard and Roxanne Lieb -- Drugs, crime, and public policy / David A. Boyum, Jonathan P. Caulkins, and Mark A. R. Kleiman -- General deterrence : a review of recent evidence / Robert Apel and Daniel S. Nagin -- Prosecution / Brian Forst -- Sentencing / Kevin R. Reitz -- Community corrections : probation, parole, and prisoner reentry / Joan Petersilia -- Prisons / Anne Morrison Piehl and Bert Useem -- Changing crime rates / Richard Rosenfeld -- Democratic policing on the evidence / Lawrence W. Sherman -- Crime and public policy / James Q. Wilson.

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