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Punishment and crime : the limits of punitive crime control / Gary Kleck and Brion Sever.

Author/Creator:
Kleck, Gary, 1951- author.
Publication:
New York, NY : Routledge, 2018.
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 333 pages ; 26 cm
Subjects:
Punishment in crime deterrence.
Punishment -- Philosophy.
Contents:
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Theory : the mechanisms by which legal punishment might reduce crime
Deterrence and the rational choice model of criminal behavior : the case of the disappearing theory
General methodological problems in punishment research
Individual-level research on general deterrence : the impact of perceptions of legal risk on criminal behavior
Individual-level research on the effects of punishment on the punished : special deterrence
Macro-level research on the effect of punishment levels
The impact of capital punishment on murder rates
The missing link between macro-level and individual-level effects : the impact of macro-level punishment levels on individual perceptions of legal risk
Incapacitative effects of incarceration and the impact of imprisonment rates
Crime-increasing effects of punishment
Conclusions
Index.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Sever, Brion, author.
ISBN:
9781138307261
1138307262
9781138307254
1138307254
9781315142258
OCLC:
993752275
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