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Crime, Police, and Penal Policy

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How did ideas about crime and criminals change in Europe from around 1750 to 1940? How did European states respond to these changes with the development of police and penal institutions? Clive Emsley addresses these questions using recent research on the history of crime and criminal justice in Europe. Exploring the subject chronologically, he addresses the forms of offending, the changing interpretations and understandings of that offending at both elite and popular levels, and how the emerging nation states of the period responded to criminal activity by the development of police forces and the refinement of forms of punishment. The book focuses on the comparative nature in which different states studied each other and their institutions, and the ways in which different reformers exchanged ideas and investigated policing and penal experiments in other countries.

Paperback. Used, very good condition.

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Author(s):
Clive Emsley
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2007
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0199669473
ISBN-13:
9780199669479
Number of pages:
285
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
Crime, Police, and Penal Policy

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How did ideas about crime and criminals change in Europe from around 1750 to 1940? How did European states respond to these changes with the development of police and penal institutions? Clive Emsley addresses these questions using recent research on the history of crime and criminal justice in Europe. Exploring the subject chronologically, he addresses the forms of offending, the changing interpretations and understandings of that offending at both elite and popular levels, and how the emerging nation states of the period responded to criminal activity by the development of police forces and the refinement of forms of punishment. The book focuses on the comparative nature in which different states studied each other and their institutions, and the ways in which different reformers exchanged ideas and investigated policing and penal experiments in other countries.

Paperback. Used, very good condition.

Author(s):
Clive Emsley
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2007
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0199669473
ISBN-13:
9780199669479
Number of pages:
285
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
Crime, Police, and Penal Policy

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