Crime and criminal justice in modern Germany

The history of criminal justice in modern Germany has become a vibrant field of research, as demonstrated in this volume. Following an introductory survey, the twelve chapters examine major topics in the history of crime and criminal justice from Imperial Germany, through the Weimar and Nazi eras, t...

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Other Authors: Wetzell, Richard F. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York Berghahn Books 2013, 2013
Series:Studies in German History
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Summary:The history of criminal justice in modern Germany has become a vibrant field of research, as demonstrated in this volume. Following an introductory survey, the twelve chapters examine major topics in the history of crime and criminal justice from Imperial Germany, through the Weimar and Nazi eras, to the early postwar years, including case studies of criminal trials, the development of juvenile justice, and the efforts to reform the penal code, criminal procedure, and the prison system. The collection also reveals that the history of criminal justice has much to contribute to other areas of
Physical Description:1 online resource
ISBN:1306192196
1782382461
9781306192194
9781782382461