Crime and Punishment in Contemporary Greece: International Comparative Perspectives by Leonidas K. CheliotisCrime and Punishment in Contemporary Greece: International Comparative Perspectives by Leonidas K. Cheliotis

Crime and Punishment in Contemporary Greece: International Comparative Perspectives

EditorLeonidas K. Cheliotis, Sappoh Xenakis

Paperback | October 15, 2011

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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.
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...
Title:Crime and Punishment in Contemporary Greece: International Comparative PerspectivesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:8.86 × 5.91 × 0.68 inPublished:October 15, 2011Publisher:Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3039115626

ISBN - 13:9783039115624

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Table of Contents

Contents: Michael Tonry: Foreword – Sappho Xenakis/Leonidas K. Cheliotis: Introduction – Leonidas K. Cheliotis/Sappho Xenakis: Crime, Fear of Crime and Punitiveness – Jonathan Jackson/Monica Gerber/Carolyn Côté-Lussier: Commentary – Giannis Panousis: Media, Crime and Criminal Justice – Robert Reiner: Commentary – Vassilis Karydis: Immigration and Crime – Didier Bigo: Commentary – Ioannis Papageorgiou: Youth and Crime – Leonidas K. Cheliotis: Commentary – Effi Lambropoulou: Corruption – Peter Bratsis: Commentary – Joanna Tsiganou: Drugs, Crime and Criminal Justice – Trevor Bennett: Commentary – Sappho Xenakis: Organised Crime and Political Violence – Vincenzo Ruggiero: Commentary – Margaret E. Beare: Commentary – Georgios Papanicolaou/Paraskevi S. Bouklis: Sex, Trafficking and Crime Policy – Claudia Aradau: Commentary – Efi Avdela: Honour, Violence and Crime – Pieter Spierenburg: Commentary – Valsamis Mitsilegas: The Impact of the European Union on the Criminal Justice System – Monica den Boer: Commentary – Minas Samatas: Surveillance – Kevin D. Haggerty: Commentary – Sophie Vidali: Police and Policing – Rob I. Mawby: Commentary – Angelika Pitsela: Youth Justice and Probation – John Muncie: Commentary – Charis Papacharalambous: The Adult Judicial System – Nicola Padfield: Commentary – Leonidas K. Cheliotis: Prisons and Parole – Roy D. King: Commentary.

Editorial Reviews

«‘Crime and Punishment in Contemporary Greece’ is a tour de force, an ingenious, useful, and important book on crime, criminal justice, and thinking about both in Greece, as seen from inside by Greek scholars and from outside by subject matter specialists from other Western countries. […] I hope its bifocaled approach is emulated by others willing to undertake the daunting effort this book represents.» (Michael Tonry, University of Minnesota Law School, from the Foreword) «There is no question that this book is a landmark achievement providing an in depth introduction to crime and punishment in Greek society, but also in providing a living example of globalisation in action.» (Jamie Bennett, Prison Service Journal 204, 2012) «(...) the volume is a remarkable achievement in terms of scope, quality and ambition. In their Introduction, the editors emphasize that the overall goal of the publication is to stimulate further future research on crime and punishment in Greece from both a domestic and an international and comparative perspective. It is surely the case that this first important step puts any future research on firm ground.» (Dimitrios Tsarapatsanis, Journal of Modern Greek Studies 31, 2013/1)