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Varieties of Comparative Criminology free pdf According to Durkheim comparative sociology is sociology itself. Comparative criminology goes back to the days of Durkheim, but today it is possible to conduct group comparisons in many settings and with an incredible array of data. This book represents a variety of approaches to making comparisons. The emphasis is on creative methods, challenging theory and unusual subject matter. Topics range from micro-macro criminology to police strength and from women police to crime prevention policies in the UK and the US.

About Graeme Newman

Gregory J. Howard is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Western Michigan University. His current research and practice is concerned with social movements, resistance and revolt, environmental sociology, comparative criminology, and pedagogy. Graeme Newman is Distinguished Teaching Professor of Criminal Justice at the State University of New York at Albany. For the U.N. he pioneered the establishment of the U.N. Crime and Justice Information Network, the first international criminal justice presence on the Internet. Professor Newman has written widely in criminal justice and other fields, and has written commercial software. Among the books he has written or edited are The Global Report on Crime and Justice (United Nations/Oxford 1998)- Just and Painful: A Case for the Corporal Punishment of Criminals, 2nd Edition, (Harrow and Heston 1995)- The Punishment Response, 2nd Edition, (Harrow and Heston 1985)- and Comparative Deviance: Law and Perception in Six Cultures (Elsevier 1976).

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Author : Graeme Newman
Publisher : Brill
Data Published : 09 May 2001
ISBN : 9004122451
EAN : 9789004122451
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 268 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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