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Crime and Justice, Volume 28

A Review of Research

The most relevant topics for today=s policy makers and academicians are presented in a manner both comprehensive and accessible. As editor, Tonry has created a careful blend of the key philosophical, theoretical, and policy-relevant issues of the day. This volume is a must for any bookshelf. —Criminal Justice Review

Volume 28 is a review of recent research on criminal justice issues, with a careful balance of research, theory, and practice.


John Laub and Robert J. Sampson on Desistance From Crime

Norval Morris and Leena Kurki on Supermax Prisons

Richard Harding on Private Prisons

David Boerner and Roxanne Lieb on Sentencing Reform In The Other Washington, 1975-2000

Michael A. Bellesiles on the History Of Firearms Regulation

Grant T. Harris, Tracey A. Skilling, and Marnie E. Rice on Psychopathy And Crime

Daniel Nagin on Costs And Benefits Of Crime Prevention.

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400 pages | 6 x 9-1/4 | © 2001

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Table of Contents


Understanding Desistance from Crime
John H. Laub and Robert J. Sampson

Sentencing Reform in the Other Washington
David Boerner and Roxanne Lieb

Firearms Regulation: A Historical Overview
Michael A. Bellesiles

The Construct of Psychopathy
Grant T. Harris, Tracey A. Skilling, and Marnie E. Rice

Private Prisons
Richard Harding

Measuring the Economic Benefits of Developmental Prevention Programs
Daniel S. Nagin

The Purposes, Practices, and Problems of Supermax Prisons
Leena Kurki and Norval Mor

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