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Published: 15 January 2009

346 Pages | frontispiece


ISBN: 9780199565955

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The Politics of Crime Control

Essays in Honour of David Downes

Tim Newburn and Paul Rock

Clarendon Studies in Criminology

  • Contributors include leading British criminologists: Stanley Cohen, Robert Reiner, Dick Hobbs, Frances Heidensohn, Nicola Lacey, and Rod Morgan
  • Covers a broad range of comparative criminological theory including: penal cultures within the United States, restorative justice in Colombia, New Labour's politics and policy in relation to dangerous personality-disordered offenders, the legal construction of torture, and the future for a social democratic criminology
  • Contains an inside account of policy-making under New Labour

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