Social Conditions and Cross-National Imprisonment Rates: using Set-Theoretic Methods for Theory Testing and Identifying Deviant Cases

Macro-level theories of punishment suggest that particular social conditions explain national imprisonment rates over place and time. Important causal factors underlying these theories include a country’s level of development, criminality, socioeconomic inequality, and political volatility. Based on...

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Main Author: Miethe, Terance D.
Contributors: Troshynski, Emily I. ; Hart, Timothy C.
Format: Electronic Article
Published: [2017]
In: Journal of contemporary criminal justice
Year: 2017, Volume: 33, Issue: 2, Pages: 152-172
Online Access: Volltext (Resolving-System)
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