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NCJ Number: 30735 Find in a Library
Title: GENERAL PREVENTION REVISTED - RESEARCH AND POLICY IMPLICATIONS
Journal: JOURNAL OF CRIMINAL LAW AND CRIMINOLOGY  Volume:66  Issue:3  Dated:(SEPTEMBER 1975)  Pages:338-365
Author(s): J ANDENAES
Corporate Author: Northwestern University
School of Law
Managing Editor
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 28
Sponsoring Agency: Northwestern University
Chicago, IL 60611
Type: Best Practice/State-of-the-Art Review
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A LITERATURE REVIEW ON THE STATE-OF-THE-ART OF RESEARCH ON THE GENERAL DETERRENT EFFECTS OF THE THREAT OF PUNISHMENT ON THE COMMISSION OF CRIMES.
Abstract: THE AUTHOR ALSO TAKES INTO ACCOUNT LITERATURE DEALING WITH THE SOCIALIZING INFLUENCE OF LAWS. BOTH DOMESTIC AND EUROPEAN LITERATURE IS REVIEWED. THE AUTHOR REJECTS THE APPLICABILITY OF RESEARCH ON CAPITAL PUNISHMENT TO OTHER FORMS OF PUNISHMENT BECAUSE OF THE EXTENUATING AND VERY DIFFERENT CIRCUMSTANCES ASSOCIATED WITH THE CRIME OF MURDER. ABOUT 100 CITATIONS ARE GIVEN.
Index Term(s): Comparative analysis; Crime prevention measures; Deterrence; Punishment; Rehabilitation; Studies
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