The Politics of Crime and Conflict

The Politics of Crime and Conflict

A Comparative History of Four Cities

Book - 1977
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′The Politics of Crime and Conflict is a significant contribution to the comparative study of criminal justice. Its strengths lie in the authors′ rigorous scholarly analysis and attention to detail; the utility of the conceptual framework as an ordering device for the case studies; the often fresh and insightful conclusions the authors draw from their analysis of the diverse body of data they present; and the valuable heuristic contribution of Prof. Gurr′s theoretical model of urban disorder. Finally, the study is well-written and remarkably free from jargon...′ -- Policy Studies Journal, Vol 6 No 3, Spring 1978

′ can only praise and applaud these authors′ efforts to raise the study of urban crime and repression from particularism to cross-national, theory-directed research.′ -- The American Historical Review, December 1977

Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : Sage Publications, c1977
ISBN: 9780803906778
Characteristics: xii, 792 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


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