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Innovations in criminal justice in Asia and the Pacific

William Clifford, assisted by S.D. Gokhale
ISBN 0 642 90958 X

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The turbulent twentieth century is drawing to a close in a climate of vexation with crime and its traditional treatment. On the one hand, crime (by whatever standards it is measured) seems to be growing in many countries, not only in the streets but in the higher reaches of government — it is now conspicuous in the bureaucracy and in the long and sometimes rather shady corridors of commerce, whether national or multi-national.