August 1996 Archives (International News)

12th August 1996

Crime and Civilization: An Interview with Nils Christie

For Nils Christie the way in which a society delivers pain to its wrongdoers is the measure of civilization. He is a long-time critic of the "lock-'em-up-and-throw-away-the-key" approach to law and order that is now filling up prisons on both sides of the Atlantic. Christie has been an important influence… Read more

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