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Crime and Justice, Volume 37

A Review of Research

Since 1979 the Crime and Justice series has presented a review of the latest international research, providing expertise to enhance the work of sociologists, psychologists, criminal lawyers, justice scholars, and political scientists. The series explores a full range of issues concerning crime, its causes, and its cure. Volume 37 covers a range of criminal justice issues from the effects of parental imprisonment on children to economists and crime. Contributors to this volume are Shawn Bushway, Todd Clear, Francis T. Cullen, David P. Farrington, Tappio Lappi-Sappälä, Cheryl N. Lero-Jonson, Matthew Melewski, Joseph Murray, Joan Petersilia, Alex Piquero, Peter Reuter, Michael Tonry, James D. Unnever, and David Weisburd.
 

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400 pages | 6 x 9 | © 2008

Crime and Justice: A Review of Research

Criminology

Law and Legal Studies: International Law

Table of Contents

      Preface
      Michael Tonry

      The Malign Effects of Drug and Crime Control Policies on Black Americans
      Michael Tonry and Matthew Melewski

      Race, Racism, and Support for Capital Punishment
      James D. Unnever, Francis T. Cullen, and Cheryl Lero Jonson

      The Effects of High Imprisonment Rates on Communities
      Todd R. Clear

      The Effects of Parental Imprisonment on Children
      Joseph Murray and David P. Farrington

      California’s Correctional Paradox of Excess and Deprivation
      Joan Petersilia

      Learning from the Limitations of Deterrence Research 
      Michael Tonry

      Trust, Welfare, and Political Culture: Explaining Differences in National Penal Policies
      Tapio Lappi-Seppa¨la

      Economists’ Contribution to the Study of Crime and the Criminal Justice System
      Shawn Bushway and Peter Reuter

      How Well Do Criminologists Explain Crime? Statistical Modeling in Published Studies
      David Weisburd and Alex R. Piquero

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