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Contrasts and Concepts: Considering the Development of Comparative Criminology

Frances Heidensohn

in The Politics of Crime Control: Essays in Honour of David Downes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199565955
eISBN:
9780191701948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565955.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines David Downes' contribution, through both Contrasts in Tolerance and his earlier paper to comparative criminology, especially in the context of the recent wave of studies. He ... More


The Politics of Crime Control: Essays in Honour of David Downes

Tim Newburn and Paul Rock (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199565955
eISBN:
9780191701948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565955.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book brings together ten leading British criminologists to explore the contemporary politics of crime and its control. The volume is produced in honour of Britain's most important criminological ... More


Modern Control Theory and the Limits of Criminal Justice

Michael Gottfredson and Travis Hirschi

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190069797
eISBN:
9780190069834
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190069797.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Gerontology and Ageing

Modern Control Theory and the Limits of Criminal Justice updates and extends the authors’ classic general theory of crime (sometimes referred to as “self-control theory”). In Part I, contemporary ... More


Common Goods and Evils?: The Formation of Global Crime Governance

Anja P. Jakobi

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674602
eISBN:
9780191752452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674602.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Crime has become a prominent issue on both national and international agendas, marked by a proliferation of regulations, growing budgets and increased political exchange. Based on sociological ... More


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