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Profitable Penalties
How To Cut Both Crimes Rates and Costs

  • Daniel Glaser - Professor Emeritus, University of Southern California


© 1997 | 320 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
The United States is now spending huge sums of money `getting tough on crime' to the detriment of education and other public service expenditures/programmes. From a cost as well as crime control perspective, this unique book asks whether value for money is being gained from these investments? It looks at existing research on the subject and suggests ways of cutting both crime rates and costs?
 
Crime and Punishment at Century's End
 
Punishment Options for Convicted Criminals
 
The Objectives of Punishment
 
Reducing Childhood Transition Crime
 
Anticipating the Sequence in Vice Control
 
Curbing Crimes of Rage
 
Suppressing Sex Crimes
 
Removing Crookedness from Legitimate Occupations
 
Incapacitating Professional, 'Career' and Psychopathic Criminals
 
Optimum Investments to Reduce Crime Rates

Sample Materials & Chapters

Chapter 6

Chapter 1


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ISBN: 9780761985341
£53.00