Crime, Police, and Penal Policy

European Experiences 1750-1940
Author(s): 
Emsley, Clive
ISBN: 
9780199669479
Date published: 
January 2013
Paperback
Price: 
£24.99

How did ideas about crime and criminals change in Europe from around 1750 to 1940? How did European states respond to these changes with the development of police and penal institutions? Clive Emsley addresses these questions and reveals that many ideas hailed as new in current debate on crime and its solutions have a long and illustrious history.