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Controlling crime : strategies and tradeoffs, edited by Philip J. Cook, Jens Ludwig, and Justin McCrary

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Controlling crime : strategies and tradeoffs
Title
Controlling crime
Title remainder
strategies and tradeoffs
Statement of responsibility
edited by Philip J. Cook, Jens Ludwig, and Justin McCrary
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Criminal justice expenditures have more than doubled since the 1980s, dramatically increasing costs to the public. With state and local revenue shortfalls resulting from the recent recession, the question of whether crime control can be accomplished either with fewer resources or by investing those resources in areas other than the criminal justice system is all the more relevant. Controlling Crime considers alternative ways to reduce crime that do not sacrifice public safety. Among the topics considered here are criminal justice system reform, social policy, and government policies affecting
Member of
Dewey number
364.40973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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1946-
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  • Cook, Philip J.
  • Ludwig, Jens
  • McCrary, Justin
Series statement
National Bureau of Economic Research conference report
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  • Crime prevention
  • Crime prevention
Label
Controlling crime : strategies and tradeoffs, edited by Philip J. Cook, Jens Ludwig, and Justin McCrary
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Papers of the NBER conference hosted by the Berkeley Law School on January 15-16, 2010
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
Economical crime control / Philip J. Cook and Jens Ludwig -- Criminal justice reform. The deterrent effect of imprisonment / Steven N. Durlauf and Daniel S. Nagin ; Institutional requirements for effective imposition of fines / Anne Morrison Piehl and Geoffrey Williams ; comment: David Alan Sklansky ; If drug treatment works so well, why are so many drug users in prison? / Harold Pollack, Peter Reuter, and Eric Sevigny ; comment: Jonathan P. Caulkins ; Mental health treatment and criminal justice outcomes / Richard G. Frank and Thomas G. McGuire ; comment: Jeffrey Swanson -- Regulation of criminal opportunities and criminogenic commodities. Rethinking America's illegal drug policy / John J. Donohue III, Benjamin Ewing and David Peloquin ; comment: Robert J. MacCoun ; Alcohol regulation and crime / Christopher Carpenter and Carlos Dobkin ; The role of private action in controlling crime / Philip J. Cook and John MacDonald -- Social policy. Decreasing delinquency, criminal behavior, and recidivism by intervening on psychological factors other than cognitive ability: a review of the intervention literature / Patrick L. Hill, Brent W. Roberts, Jeffrey T. Grogger, Jonathan Guryan, and Karen Sixkiller ; comment: Kenneth A. Dodge ; Family income, neighborhood poverty, and crime / Sara B. Heller, Brian A. Jacob, and Jens Ludwig ; comment: Ilyana Kuziemko ; Education policy and crime / Lance Lochner ; comment: Justin McCrary ; Improving employment prospects for former prison inmates: challenges and policy / Steven Raphael ; comment: Jeffrey Smith ; Crime and the family: lessons from teenage childbearing / Seth G. Sanders ; comment: Terrie E. Moffitt and Stephen A. Ross
Control code
ocn759160367
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 624 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283250252
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)759160367
Label
Controlling crime : strategies and tradeoffs, edited by Philip J. Cook, Jens Ludwig, and Justin McCrary
Publication
Note
Papers of the NBER conference hosted by the Berkeley Law School on January 15-16, 2010
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
Economical crime control / Philip J. Cook and Jens Ludwig -- Criminal justice reform. The deterrent effect of imprisonment / Steven N. Durlauf and Daniel S. Nagin ; Institutional requirements for effective imposition of fines / Anne Morrison Piehl and Geoffrey Williams ; comment: David Alan Sklansky ; If drug treatment works so well, why are so many drug users in prison? / Harold Pollack, Peter Reuter, and Eric Sevigny ; comment: Jonathan P. Caulkins ; Mental health treatment and criminal justice outcomes / Richard G. Frank and Thomas G. McGuire ; comment: Jeffrey Swanson -- Regulation of criminal opportunities and criminogenic commodities. Rethinking America's illegal drug policy / John J. Donohue III, Benjamin Ewing and David Peloquin ; comment: Robert J. MacCoun ; Alcohol regulation and crime / Christopher Carpenter and Carlos Dobkin ; The role of private action in controlling crime / Philip J. Cook and John MacDonald -- Social policy. Decreasing delinquency, criminal behavior, and recidivism by intervening on psychological factors other than cognitive ability: a review of the intervention literature / Patrick L. Hill, Brent W. Roberts, Jeffrey T. Grogger, Jonathan Guryan, and Karen Sixkiller ; comment: Kenneth A. Dodge ; Family income, neighborhood poverty, and crime / Sara B. Heller, Brian A. Jacob, and Jens Ludwig ; comment: Ilyana Kuziemko ; Education policy and crime / Lance Lochner ; comment: Justin McCrary ; Improving employment prospects for former prison inmates: challenges and policy / Steven Raphael ; comment: Jeffrey Smith ; Crime and the family: lessons from teenage childbearing / Seth G. Sanders ; comment: Terrie E. Moffitt and Stephen A. Ross
Control code
ocn759160367
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 624 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283250252
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)759160367

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