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Published: 22 April 2009

656 Pages | 38 b/w illus.

6 3/4 X 9 3/4 inches

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 occur and what kinds of public policies might best prevent them or minimize harm
  • Twenty-five brand-new essays by a distinguished international team of contributors
  • These comprehensive, up-to-date, and authoritative surveys provide a primary reference and starting point for further research on criminology, criminal justice, and crime control policy

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