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Crime and Justice, Volume 27

A Review of Research

For twenty years, this distinguished series has provided both scholars and practitioners with timely, cross-disciplinary reviews of the best research on today’s most contentious and pressing policy issues. Volume 27 includes articles by William Spelman on recent studies of prisons and crime; Brandon C. Welsh and David P. Farrington on monetary costs and benefits of crime prevention programs; Donna Bishop on juvenile offenders in the criminal justice system; Leena Kurki on restorative and community justice in the United States; Martha J. Smith and Ronald V. Clarke on crime and public transport; and Francis T. Cullen/Bonnie S. Fisher/Brandon K. Applegate on public opinion about punishment and corrections.

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400 pages | 6 x 9-1/4 | © 2000

Crime and Justice: A Review of Research

Law and Legal Studies: General Legal Studies

Political Science: Public Policy

Table of Contents


Public Opinion about Punishment and Corrections
Francis T. Cullen, Bonnie S. Fisher, and Brandon K. Applegate

Juvenile Offenders in the Adult Criminal Justice System
Donna M. Bishop

Crime and Public Transport
Martha J. Smith and Ronald V. Clarke

Restorative and Community Justice in the United States
Leena Kurki

Monetary Costs and Benefits of Crime Prevention Programs
Brandon C. Welsh and David P. Farrington

Gun Self-Defense and Deterrence
Jens Judwig

What Recent Studies Do (and Don’t) Tell Us about Imprisonment and Crime
William Spelman

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