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Punishment,Places and Perpetrators

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ISBN13: 9781843920601
ISBN: 1843920603
Published: June 2006
Publisher: Willan Publishing
Format: Hardback
Price: £90.00



This book brings together an influential group of academics and researchers to review key areas of research, theory and methodology within criminology and criminal justice, and to identify the most important new challenges facing the discipline. The contributors focus on the three central themes of punishment and criminal justice, location and mobility, and perpetrators and criminal careers, on which much cutting edge research within criminology has been taking place. A particular strength of the book its multidisciplinary and international approach, with contributors drawn from Europe, the UK and the United States. The book is based on papers first presented to the tenth annivesary meeting of the Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement at the University of Leiden. The book will be essential reading for anybody with an interest in criminological and criminal justice research and its likely future direction.

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Contents:
Preface; Introduction; 1 Challenges for Criminological and Criminal Justice Research, Gerben Bruinsma (Leiden University) and Rolf Loeber (University of Pittsburgh) 2 Criminology and Criminal Justice In Europe Michael Tonry (University of Cambridge)
Part I Punishment and Criminal Justice; 3 Risk Assessment and Criminal Law: Closing the Gap Between Criminal Law and Criminology Ybo Buruma (Leiden University) 4 Actuarial Justice and the Modern State Malcolm Feeley (UCLA, Berkeley) 5 Punishment, Retribution and Communication R. Antony Duff (University of Stirling) 6 Of Crimes and Punishment Hans Crombag (formerly Universities of Antwerp and Leiden) 7 The Weakest Link: Human Rights and the Criminal Offender in Modern Democratic Government Franklin Zimring (UCLA, Berkeley) 8 European Trends and Transatlantic Inspiration: Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justice Peter van der Laan (Leiden University) 9 Reflections on the Relationship between Transnational Policing and Organized Crime James Sheptickl (York University, Toronto)
Part 2 Location and Mobility; 10 The Emergence of Crime Places in Crime Prevention David Welsburd (University of Maryland) 11 The Journey to Crime George Rengert (Temple University) 12 Decision Models Underlying the Journey to Crime Henk Elffers (Leiden University) 13 Transnational Organized Crime. New Directions for Empirical Research and Public Policy Henk van de Bunt (Free University of Amsterdam) and Edward Kleemans (Dutch Ministry of Justice)
Part 3 Perpetrators and Criminal Careers; 14 Analysis of Criminal Careers Alfred Blumstein 15 The Development of Aggression: Causes and Trajectories Koops (University of Utrecht) and Bram Orobio de Castro (University of Utrecht) 16 The Semi-parametric, Group-based Approach for Analyzing Trajectories of Development: A Non-technical Overview Daniel Nagin (Carnegle Mellon University, Pittsburgh) 17 Peers, Crime, and the Life Course Mark Warr (University of Texas, Austin) 18 The Changing Role of Delinquent Peers in Childhood and Adolescence: Issues, Findings, Puzzles Frank Weerman (Leiden University); Index