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The economics of crime control / Llad Phillips, Harold L. Votey, Jr.

; Votey, Harold L
Beverly Hills : Sage Publications, [1981] .
ISBN 9780803917163, 0803917155, 0803917163, 9780803917156

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Other Authors Votey, Harold L.
Subjects Crime -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Crime -- Economic aspects.
Crime and criminals -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Crime prevention -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Crime prevention -- Economic aspects.
Criminal justice, Administration of -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Criminal justice, Administration of -- Economic aspects.
Criminalité -- Aspect économique -- États-Unis.
Criminalité -- Aspect économique.
Criminalité -- Prévention -- Aspect économique -- États-Unis.
Criminalité -- Prévention -- Aspect économique.
Justice pénale -- Administration -- Aspect économique -- États-Unis.
Justice pénale -- Administration -- Aspect économique.
United States.
Series Sage library of social research ; v. 132.
Description 312 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Copyright Date [1981]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-305) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Formulation of the crime model" theoretical foundations -- Part I: A systems approach to policy issues -- Defining crime and establishing policies for control -- Establishing monetary measures of the seriousness of crime -- The determination of community priorities for fighting crime -- Choosing between alternative programs to control hard drugs -- Extracting useful information from crime data -- Part II: Econometric studies -- Crime generation and economic opportunities for youth -- The deterioration of law enforcement effectiveness -- Isolating deterrence using the simultaneous equation system -- Controlling homicide: gun control vs. deterrence -- Minimizing the social cost of homicide -- Determining the demand for law enforcement personnel -- Balancing the effort between enforcement, adjudication, and corrections -- The continuing quest for more effective crime control.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7741653
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Phillips, Llad.
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