A Brief History of Crime

A Brief History of Crime

By: Peter Hitchens (author)Hardback

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Crime is a political football - both left and right are terrified of seeming "soft" on the issue, but for all their efforts, or apparent efforts, crime rates continue to rise. Clearly something needs to be done. But what? Peter Hitchens argues that the time has come to re-examine the criminal justice system root and branch - to cope with rising levels of violent crime, and to restore public faith in society's ability to defend itself. Whatever you think of the solutions Hitchens suggests to this problem, you can be sure that they will excite controversy.

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PETER HITCHENS is one of Britain's most famous journalists and polemicists. His last book, The Abolition of Britain, was a hugely popular call for the renovation of the Union of Great Britain, in the face of the centralising challenge of Europe's institutions.

Product Details

  • publication date: 10/04/2003
  • ISBN13: 9781843541486
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9781843541486
  • weight: 681
  • ISBN10: 1843541483

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