Explaining criminal careers implications for justice policy

Using the Home Office Offenders Index, a unique database containing records of all criminal convictions in England and Wales since 1963, this simple but influential theory makes exact quantitative predictions about criminal careers and age-crime curves, in particular the prison population contingent...

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Main Author: MacLeod, John F.
Other Authors: Grove, Peter G., Farrington, David P.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2012, 2012
Series:Clarendon studies in criminology / Clarendon studies in criminology
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Using the Home Office Offenders Index, a unique database containing records of all criminal convictions in England and Wales since 1963, this simple but influential theory makes exact quantitative predictions about criminal careers and age-crime curves, in particular the prison population contingent on a given sentencing policy
Physical Description:xvi, 256 p. ill
ISBN:9780191781568