Crime prevention facing the 1990"s by A. E. Bottoms

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Statementby Anthony E. Bottoms.
SeriesJames Smart lecture -- 1989
LC ClassificationsHV7431 B68 1989
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Pagination35 p. --
Number of Pages35
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Over the s, the U.S. sharply increased its expenditures on prisons, incarcerating a growing number of the population and passing “get tough” crime prevention legislation. These interventions have undoubtedly played a large role in lowering crime rates.

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