Crime and Crime Control: A Global View (A World View of by Gregg Barak

By Gregg Barak

Are crime charges emerging or falling worldwide? Are particular sorts of crime extra popular in a few cultures than others? Do various cultures differ vastly of their attitudes towards crime prevention? scholars will locate solutions to those and comparable questions during this certain source of 15 case experiences exploring the issues of crime and crime keep an eye on in numerous international locations, starting from Germany to Ghana, to worldwide. Cross-cultural comparisons study the historical past, the general public perceptions, modern difficulties, and the way forward for crime and crime regulate in each one nation. The comparisons additionally offer readers with the chance to find either the various modifications and the numerous similarities that exist one of the assorted cultures of their premiums of crime, different types of prevention, and attitudes towards it.

Each of the 15 chapters opens with a quick evaluate, including the kind of executive and the residing setting of the rustic to introduce readers to the inhabitants. The nations have been selected to symbolize each sector of the realm and to supply as wide an image as attainable while exploring the problems provided by means of the matter of crime and various cultures' efforts to manage it. The straightforward structure of the amount, with each one bankruptcy following an analogous define, makes it effortless for readers to check particular features one of the 15 cultures. those diversified perspectives of the crime challenge worldwide and what it skill to diversified humans can assist scholars to appreciate it in a huge experience as a social factor that has effects on all of humanity.

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