A Brief History Of Crime

A Brief History Of Crime

3.86 (29 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

List price: US$21.39

Currently unavailable

We can notify you when this item is back in stock

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

Crime is a political football - both left and right are terrified of seeming "soft" on the issue, but for all their efforts, or apparent efforts, crime rates continue to rise. Clearly something needs to be done. But what? Peter Hitchens argues that the time has come to re-examine the criminal justice system root and branch - to cope with rising levels of violent crime, and to restore public faith in society's ability to defend itself. Whatever you think of the solutions Hitchens suggests to this problem, you can be sure that they will excite controversy.
show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 152 x 236 x 38mm | 680.4g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Main
  • 1843541483
  • 9781843541486

About Peter Hitchens

Peter Hitchens is a well-known and controversial commentator, a columnist for the Mail on Sunday and a frequent broadcaster. His first book, The Abolition of Britain, made an impact on both Left and Right with its argument that Britain had chosen the wrong future in the 1960s, and that Thatcherism had not only failed to halt the moral and cultural revolution launched by the Left, but had in many ways accelerated it.
show more

Rating details

29 ratings
3.86 out of 5 stars
5 41% (12)
4 24% (7)
3 24% (7)
2 0% (0)
1 10% (3)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X