Adventures in Criminology

Adventures in Criminology

By: Sir Leon Radzinowicz (author)Paperback

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Sir Leon Radzinowicz is one of the key figures in the development of criminology in the twentieth century. This account of the development of criminology intertwines his personal narrative as a criminologist with the progression of criminology itself. His experience gained from a career which has spanned 70 years since the 1920s, offers a profound overview of how the understanding of crime and criminals, of criminal justice systems and penology has changed, and of the tensions and dilemmas these pose for democratic societies.

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1. At the Creation 2. From an Active Volcano to a Well-Ordered Scenery 3. Towards a Medical Model of a Criminal Justice 4. A Penological Cul-de-Sac 5. Trying to Break Down Traditional Barriers 6. The Socio-Liberal Approach to Criminal Policy 7. Reaching the Harbour 8. Putting Criminology on the National Map 9. Making it Work: Infusing Reality into an Idea 10. The Awkward Question of Capital Punishment 11. An Issue Which Refuses to go Away 12. A Prison System in Crisis 13. A Fruitful Approach to Penal Reform 14. The Death of a Royal Commission 15. Seeking International Solutions 16. Some Forays Abroad and at Home 17. A Grim Penal Outlook 18. A Brief for Criminology

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/08/2014
  • ISBN13: 9780415757676
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 504
  • ID: 9780415757676
  • weight: 703
  • ISBN10: 0415757673

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