Chapter 8. Economic Methodology and Evaluations: The Costs and Benefits of Criminal Justice Interventions

  1. Amanda E. Perry1,
  2. Cynthia McDougall1 and
  3. David P. Farrington2
  1. Raymond Swaray

Published Online: 9 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713532.ch8

Reducing Crime: The Effectiveness of Criminal Justice Interventions

Reducing Crime: The Effectiveness of Criminal Justice Interventions

How to Cite

Swaray, R. (2005) Economic Methodology and Evaluations: The Costs and Benefits of Criminal Justice Interventions, in Reducing Crime: The Effectiveness of Criminal Justice Interventions (eds A. E. Perry, C. McDougall and D. P. Farrington), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, West Sussex, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470713532.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 1

    University of York, UK

  2. 2

    University of Cambridge, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470023730

Online ISBN: 9780470713532

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Keywords:

  • public resources;
  • prevent crimes;
  • public safety;
  • crime-reduction programmes;
  • criminal justice

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Economic Methodology of Criminal Justice Interventions

  • Economic Analysis of Criminal Justice Interventions: The Current UK Review

  • Review of the Economic Analysis from an International Review

  • Conclusions

  • Implications for Policy and Practice

  • References