Offers a comprehensive look at criminal justice policies, practices, and research in the Nordic countries. This book includes topics ranging from the history of violence through juvenile delinquency, juvenile justice, and sentencing to controversial contemporary policies on prostitution, victims, and organized crime.
Michael Tonry is director of the Institute on Crime and Public Policy and the Bennett Chair in Law and Public Policy at the University of Minnesota. He is also a senior fellow at the Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement. Tapio Lappi-Seppala is the director general of the National Research Institute for Legal Policy in Helsinki.