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A suitable amount of crime, Nils Christie

Label
A suitable amount of crime
Title
A suitable amount of crime
Statement of responsibility
Nils Christie
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A Suitable Amount of Crime looks at the great variations between countries in what are considered "unwanted acts", how many are constructed as criminal and how many are punished. It explains the differences between Eastern and Western Europe and between the United States and the rest of the world. The author denounces the size of prison populations in punitive states as a threat to human values and civil forms of societies and proposes academics and researchers have a moral obligation to highlight that alternatives exist."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1928-2015
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Christie, Nils
Dewey number
364
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6018
LC item number
.C47 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Criminology
  • Crime
  • Criminal behavior
  • Punishment
  • Criminal justice, Administration of
Label
A suitable amount of crime, Nils Christie
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [128]-132) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Crime does not exist -- 1.1. Acts -- 1.2. The suffocated wife -- 1.3. The fall of central authority -- 1.4. The man in the park -- 1.5. Daughters and husbands -- 1.6. The old school, and the new -- 1.7. Angry old people -- 1.8. Recovery from war -- 1.9. Crime as an unlimited natural resource -- 2. Monocultures -- 2.1. On multidimensionality -- 2.2. The great-aunts -- 2.3. Development as imperialism -- 2.4. The rewards of labour -- 2.5. How to get children to stop building -- 2.6. Capital -- 2.7. The new cathedral -- 2.8. On the move -- 2.9. A mono-institutional society -- 2.10. A total solution -- 2.11. Costs of a monolithic reward system -- 2.12. Shining São Paulo -- 2.13. Crime-free territories -- 3. The use-value of crime -- 3.1. No room for crime -- 3.2. Where the large conflicts reigned -- 3.3. The weak state -- 3.4. Crime control as the arena for presentation -- 3.5. Punishment in the service of welfare -- 3.6. A most useful mafia -- 3.7. Words as weapons -- 3.8. The mafia as a cultural product -- 3.9. A block against understanding -- 3.10. Terror -- 3.11. Trolls -- 4. Incarceration as an answer -- 4.1. Social arrangements for the promotion of crime -- 4.2. The great incarcerators -- 4.3. Common features -- 4.4. On welfare -- 4.5. East and West in Europe -- 4.6. Polish rhythms -- 4.7. England and Wales--so close to Eastern Europe.5. State--or neighbours? -- 5.1. Icelandic blues? -- 5.2. Extermination of primary relations -- 5.3. Trivial truths -- 5.4. Old-fashioned Russia -- 5.5. Societies with more than one leg -- 5.6. Those Polish students -- 6. No punishment -- 6.1. Two types of justice -- 6.2. The growth of formal law -- 6.3. The global village --6.4. Abolish punishment? -- 6.5. A winter night -- 6.6. Minimalism -- 7. Answers to atrocities -- 7.1. Blind, deaf and without memory -- 7.2. Justice done -- 7.3. The execution of an idea -- 7.4. A block against understanding -- 7.5. If impunity reigns -- 7.6. Quisling -- 7.7. The purge -- 7.8. Preventing private vengeance -- 7.9. Narvik, October 2002 -- 7.10. The monument -- 7.11. Delayed costs of punishment -- 7.12. International penal courts and tribunals -- 7.13. Truth commissions -- 7.14. Reconciliation -- 7.15. The importance of not having answers -- 8. When is enough, enough? -- 8.1. Penal systems as signs -- 8.2. The lower limit -- 8.3. Is defeat inevitable? -- 8.4. Reintegrative shaming of national states? -- 8.5. USA--the world champion -- 8.6. The lost heritage of universities -- 8.7. The need for distance -- 8.8. Individual resistance
Control code
53001319
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 137 pages
Isbn
9780415336116
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2003061374
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
A suitable amount of crime, Nils Christie
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [128]-132) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Crime does not exist -- 1.1. Acts -- 1.2. The suffocated wife -- 1.3. The fall of central authority -- 1.4. The man in the park -- 1.5. Daughters and husbands -- 1.6. The old school, and the new -- 1.7. Angry old people -- 1.8. Recovery from war -- 1.9. Crime as an unlimited natural resource -- 2. Monocultures -- 2.1. On multidimensionality -- 2.2. The great-aunts -- 2.3. Development as imperialism -- 2.4. The rewards of labour -- 2.5. How to get children to stop building -- 2.6. Capital -- 2.7. The new cathedral -- 2.8. On the move -- 2.9. A mono-institutional society -- 2.10. A total solution -- 2.11. Costs of a monolithic reward system -- 2.12. Shining São Paulo -- 2.13. Crime-free territories -- 3. The use-value of crime -- 3.1. No room for crime -- 3.2. Where the large conflicts reigned -- 3.3. The weak state -- 3.4. Crime control as the arena for presentation -- 3.5. Punishment in the service of welfare -- 3.6. A most useful mafia -- 3.7. Words as weapons -- 3.8. The mafia as a cultural product -- 3.9. A block against understanding -- 3.10. Terror -- 3.11. Trolls -- 4. Incarceration as an answer -- 4.1. Social arrangements for the promotion of crime -- 4.2. The great incarcerators -- 4.3. Common features -- 4.4. On welfare -- 4.5. East and West in Europe -- 4.6. Polish rhythms -- 4.7. England and Wales--so close to Eastern Europe.5. State--or neighbours? -- 5.1. Icelandic blues? -- 5.2. Extermination of primary relations -- 5.3. Trivial truths -- 5.4. Old-fashioned Russia -- 5.5. Societies with more than one leg -- 5.6. Those Polish students -- 6. No punishment -- 6.1. Two types of justice -- 6.2. The growth of formal law -- 6.3. The global village --6.4. Abolish punishment? -- 6.5. A winter night -- 6.6. Minimalism -- 7. Answers to atrocities -- 7.1. Blind, deaf and without memory -- 7.2. Justice done -- 7.3. The execution of an idea -- 7.4. A block against understanding -- 7.5. If impunity reigns -- 7.6. Quisling -- 7.7. The purge -- 7.8. Preventing private vengeance -- 7.9. Narvik, October 2002 -- 7.10. The monument -- 7.11. Delayed costs of punishment -- 7.12. International penal courts and tribunals -- 7.13. Truth commissions -- 7.14. Reconciliation -- 7.15. The importance of not having answers -- 8. When is enough, enough? -- 8.1. Penal systems as signs -- 8.2. The lower limit -- 8.3. Is defeat inevitable? -- 8.4. Reintegrative shaming of national states? -- 8.5. USA--the world champion -- 8.6. The lost heritage of universities -- 8.7. The need for distance -- 8.8. Individual resistance
Control code
53001319
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 137 pages
Isbn
9780415336116
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2003061374
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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