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Crime and Punishment in Contemporary Greece

International Comparative Perspectives

by Leonidas K. Cheliotis (Volume editor) Sappoh Xenakis (Volume editor)
Edited Collection XX, 615 Pages

Summary

This book constitutes the most comprehensive and authoritative single work on crime and punishment in contemporary Greece. Bringing together empirical and theoretical work, it sheds light on a wide array of themes, from trends in the quantity and nature of crime, to attitudes towards crime and criminal justice, to criminal justice policies and practices. Primary chapters are followed by discussant pieces from specialists of jurisdictions elsewhere in Europe and North America, a format designed to highlight the mutual relevance of criminological research on Greece and that addressing other contexts internationally.

Details

Pages
XX, 615
ISBN (Softcover)
9783039115624
Language
English
Tags
crime and punishment in contemporary Greece criminal justice policies and practices Corruption The Impact of the European Union on the Criminal Justice System Police and Policing
Published
Oxford, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Wien, 2011. XX, 615 pp., num. tables

Biographical notes

Leonidas K. Cheliotis (Volume editor) Sappoh Xenakis (Volume editor)

Leonidas K. Cheliotis is Lecturer in Criminology and Deputy Director of the Centre for Criminal Justice at the School of Law, Queen Mary, University of London, UK. Sappho Xenakis is Marie Curie Intra-European Fellow of the European Commission at the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) in Athens, Greece. She is also an Associate of the South East European Studies programme at St Antony’s College, University of Oxford, UK.

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Title: Crime and Punishment in Contemporary Greece