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Author Kennedy, David M., 1958-

Title Deterrence and crime prevention : reconsidering the prospect of sanction / David M. Kennedy
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 220 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Routledge studies in crime and economics ; 2
Routledge studies in crime and economics ; v. 2
Contents Does deterrence work? -- How and do criminals think? The classical deterrence framework and the meaning of rationality -- Some implications of the subjectivity of deterrence -- Initial reflections : from within the traditional framework -- Crime and criminal justice practice : the context of deterrence -- The criminogenic implications of official practice -- Reflections II : amending the deterrence framework -- Reframing deterrence -- Applications I : eliminating overt drug markets-the "high point" strategy -- Applications II : a thought experiment-the framework of a deterrence approach to domestic violence -- Listening to Lysistrata
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 186-214) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Crime prevention.
Punishment in crime deterrence.
Sanctions, Administrative.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 020389202X (electronic bk.)
1135976317 (electronic bk.)
9780203892022 (electronic bk.)
9781135976316 (electronic bk.)