Comparative Histories of Crime

Comparative Histories of Crime

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ISBN-13: 9781135988944
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/11/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 236
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Barry Godfrey is Professor of Criminology at Keele University, UK.

Clive Emsley is Professor of Criminology at the Open University, UK.

Graeme Dunstall is Professor of Criminology at Canterbury University, New Zealand.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Martin Wiener  1. Introduction: Do you have Plane-spotters in New Zealand? Issues in Comparative Crime History at the Turn of Modernity by Barry S. Godfrey, Clive Emsley and Graeme Dunstall  2. It's a Small World After All? Reflections on Violence in Comparative Perspectives by John Carter Wood  3. Moral Panics and Violent Street Crime 1750-2000: A Comparative Perspective by Peter King  4. 'The Great Murder Mystery' or Explaining Declining Homicide Rates by Maria Kaspersson  5. Strangers, Mobilisation and the Production of Weak Ties: Railway Traffic and Violence in Nineteenth-century South West Germany by Susanne Karstedt  6. 'Inventing' the Juvenile Delinquent in Nineteenth-century Europe by Heather Shore  7. 'Scoundrels and Scallywags, and Some Honest Men ...' Memoirs and the Self-image of French and English Policemen c.1870-1939 by Paul Lawrence  8. Policing the Seaside Holiday: Blackpool and San Sebastian from the 1870s to the 1930s by John K. Walton  9. 'The Greatest Efficiency': British and American Military Law, 1866-1918 by Gerry Oram  10. The Decline and Renaissance of Shame in Modern Penal Systems by John Pratt  11. Practical and Philosophical Dilemmas in Cross-cultural Research: The Future of Comparative Crime History? by Bronwyn Morrison

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