Crime and Justice, Volume 37: Crime and Justice: A Review of Research

Crime and Justice, Volume 37: Crime and Justice: A Review of Research

by Michael Tonry (Editor)


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Since 1979 the Crime and Justice series has presented a review of the latest international research, providing expertise to enhance the work of sociologists, psychologists, criminal lawyers, justice scholars, and political scientists. The series explores a full range of issues concerning crime, its causes, and its cure. Volume 37 covers a range of criminal justice issues from the effects of parental imprisonment on children to economists and crime. Contributors to this volume are Shawn Bushway, Todd Clear, Francis T. Cullen, David P. Farrington, Tappio Lappi-Sappälä, Cheryl N. Lero-Jonson, Matthew Melewski, Joseph Murray, Joan Petersilia, Alex Piquero, Peter Reuter, Michael Tonry, James D. Unnever, and David Weisburd.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780226808758
Publisher: University of Chicago Press Journals
Publication date: 11/01/2008
Series: Crime and Justice: A Review of Research , #37
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Michael Tonry is director of the Institute on Crime and Public Policy and the Sonofsky Professor of Law and Public Policy at the University of Minnesota. He is also a senior fellow at the Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement.

Table of Contents

      Michael Tonry

      The Malign Effects of Drug and Crime Control Policies on Black Americans
      Michael Tonry and Matthew Melewski

      Race, Racism, and Support for Capital Punishment
      James D. Unnever, Francis T. Cullen, and Cheryl Lero Jonson

      The Effects of High Imprisonment Rates on Communities
      Todd R. Clear

      The Effects of Parental Imprisonment on Children
      Joseph Murray and David P. Farrington

      California’s Correctional Paradox of Excess and Deprivation
      Joan Petersilia

      Learning from the Limitations of Deterrence Research 
      Michael Tonry

      Trust, Welfare, and Political Culture: Explaining Differences in National Penal Policies
      Tapio Lappi-Seppa¨la

      Economists’ Contribution to the Study of Crime and the Criminal Justice System
      Shawn Bushway and Peter Reuter

      How Well Do Criminologists Explain Crime? Statistical Modeling in Published Studies
      David Weisburd and Alex R. Piquero

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