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Victim-Offender Mediation in Europe
Making Restorative Justice Work
This publication is an initiative of the European Forum for Victim-Offender Mediation and Restorative Justice, and results from its first conference which was held in Leuven, Belgium, from 27-29 October 1999. The first six chapters consider...

On Punishment
The Confrontation of Suicide in Old Europe
Lieven Vandekerckhove

Drugs and the Limits of Liberalism
Moral and Legal Issues
Society's drug problem will persist, and debates over how to solve it will continue, getting nowhere, until we define our terms. This book is an effort to do just that—to parse the legal, moral, and philosophical underpinnings for any discussion...

Figures of Criminality in Indonesia, the Philippines, and Colonial Vietnam
A complex examination of "criminality" and "the criminal" as constructs and active presences in Southeast Asia. Contributors explore such themes as surveillance, incarceration, law and custom, secrecy, and corruption. A fascinating study of power...

Support for Crime Victims in a Comparative Perspective
A Collection of Essays Dedicated to the Memory of Prof. Frederic McClintock
Acknowledged experts from Finland, Holland, Switzerland, Spain and the U.K. report on the developments in victimology and discuss the discipline's impact on criminal justice policy.

Restorative Justice for Juveniles
Potentialities, Risks, and Problems for Research
Lode Walgrave
Restorative justice is increasingly becoming an inspiration for experiments in dealing with the aftermath of offenses, a basic orientation in criminological research and a powerful issue in the reforms of juvenile justice.

"Getting Paid"
Youth Crime and Work in the Inner City
Mercer L. Sullivan
The working class in New York City was remade in the mid-nineteenth century. In the 1820s a substantial majority of city artisans were native-born; by the 1850s three-quarters of the city's laboring men and women were immigrants. How did the influx of this large group of young adults affect the city's working class? What determined the texture...

Crime and Law Enforcement in the Colony of New York, 1691–1776
Douglas Greenberg
This book examines the court system in colonial New York, the demography of criminal prosecution, the character and social position of accused criminals, the social forces that led to criminal behavior, crime rates, and the the court system.

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