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Crime and Justice in America, 1975-2025

Crime and Justice in America, 1975-2025

Crime and Justice in America, 1975-2025( )
Editor: Tonry, Michael
Series title:Crime and Justice: a Review of Research Ser.
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $90.00
Book Description:

For the American criminal justice system, 1975 was a watershed year. Offender rehabilitation and individualized sentencing fell from favor. The partisan politics of "law and order" took over. Among the results four decades later are the world's harshest punishments and highest imprisonment rate. Policymakers' interest in what science could tell them plummeted just when scientific work on crime, recidivism, and the justice system began to blossom. Some policy areas--sentencing, gun...
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Detailed Subjects: Law / General
Social Science / Criminology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.5 Inches
Book Weight:1.98 Pounds

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