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Published: 23 April 2009

656 Pages | 38 black and white line illustrations


ISBN: 9780195336177

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The Oxford Handbook of Crime and Public Policy

Edited by Michael Tonry

Oxford Handbooks

  • Rather than focus on operations of the criminal justice system or the causes of crime and delinquency, this volume seeks to understand why particular crimes-homicide, motor vehicle theft, money laundering, cybercrime-occur and what kinds of public policies might best prevent them or minimize harm
  • Contains twenty-five contributors from many of the most distinguished active scholars specializing in the field
  • This volume is the first in a series of Oxford Handbooks in Criminology and Criminal Justice