Crime and Crime Control: A Global View (A World View of by Gregg Barak

By Gregg Barak

Are crime premiums emerging or falling around the globe? Are particular varieties of crime extra everyday in a few cultures than others? Do varied cultures range vastly of their attitudes towards crime prevention? scholars will locate solutions to those and comparable questions during this certain source of 15 case reviews exploring the issues of crime and crime keep an eye on in numerous international locations, starting from Germany to Ghana, to all over the world. Cross-cultural comparisons learn the historical past, the general public perceptions, modern difficulties, and the way forward for crime and crime regulate in every one state. The comparisons additionally offer readers with the chance to find either the various ameliorations and the numerous similarities that exist one of the assorted cultures of their charges of crime, varieties of prevention, and attitudes towards it.

Each of the 15 chapters opens with a short evaluate, inclusive of the kind of executive and the dwelling setting of the rustic to introduce readers to the inhabitants. The nations have been selected to symbolize each quarter of the realm and to supply as extensive an image as attainable whilst exploring the problems awarded via the matter of crime and various cultures' efforts to regulate it. The basic layout of the amount, with every one bankruptcy following an identical define, makes it effortless for readers to check particular points one of the 15 cultures. those varied perspectives of the crime challenge world wide and what it potential to diverse humans can assist scholars to appreciate it in a extensive feel as a social factor that is affecting all of humanity.

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