The Social History of Crime and Punishment in America

Editor/Author Miller, Wilbur
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: SAGE Publications

Single-User Purchase Price: $900.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $1350.00
ISBN: 978-1-4129-8876-6
Category: Social Sciences - Criminology & Law
Image Count: 672
Book Status: Available

This work surveys the history and philosophy of crime, punishment, and criminal justice institutions in America from colonial times to the present. It covers the whole of the criminal justice system, from crimes, law enforcement and policing, to courts, corrections and human services. Its entries provide the historical context for students to better understand contemporary criminological debates and the contemporary shape of the U.S. system of law and justice.

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