Crime and the Development of Modern Society: Patterns of Criminality in Nineteenth Century Germany and France

Crime and the Development of Modern Society: Patterns of Criminality in Nineteenth Century Germany and France

by Howard Zehr

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Overview

Originally published in 1976. This study deals with crime as social history in Germany and France during the nineteenth century. It establishes the broad statistical patterns of crime over the
century so that the crime phenomenon can be analysed in the light of the other main trends of economic and social life. One basic concern is the relationship between crime and economic condition. The second main issue is to establish whether specifically rural and urban patterns of crime can be isolated. The third main concern is to establish whether any relationship existed between patterns of delinquency and the social upheaval which accompanied industrialisation and urbanisation. These three main issues continue as important questions in considering modern day crime. Nineteenth century Germany and France provide an excellent context in which to examine them because of the substantial urbanisation and industrialisation which occurred between 1830 and 1914. As well as providing an important contribution to the history of nineteenth century society this book also indicates important lessons for the contemporary world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780429640063
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/11/2019
Series: Routledge Library Editions: Criminology
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 184
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Howard Zehr is Distinguished Professor of Restorative Justice at Eastern Mennonite University's Center for Justice and Peacebuilding, and co-director of the Zehr Institute for Restorative Justice.

Table of Contents

Preface  1. Introduction  2. Patterns of Property Crimes  3. Patterns of Violent Crime  4. Conclusion

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