Walker, Nigel (David)
WALKER, Nigel (David)
WALKER, Nigel (David). British (born China), b. 1917. Genres: Criminology/True Crime, Philosophy, Psychology. Career: British Army, 1940-46; Staff member, Scottish Office, 1946-61; Fellow, Nuffield College, Oxford, and Reader in Criminology, Oxford University, 1961-73; Director of Cambridge Institute of Criminology, 1973-80, and Wolfson Professor of Criminology and Fellow of King's College, Cambridge University, 1973-84; member, Committee on Mentally Abnormal Offenders, 1972-75; member, Advisory Council on the Penal System, 1970-79; President, National Association of Probation Officers, 1980-85. Publications: Delphi, 1936; A Short History of Psychotherapy, 1957; Morale in the Civil Service, 1961; Crime and Punishment in Britain, 1965; Crime and Insanity in England, 2 vols., 1968-72; Sentencing in a Rational Society, 1969; Crimes, Courts, and Figures, 1971; Behaviour and Misbehaviour, 1977; Punishment, Danger, and Stigma, 1980; Sentencing Theory, Law, and Practice, 1986 (co-author) 2nd ed., 1996; Crime and Criminology, 1987; (co-author) Public Attitudes to Sentencing, 1988; Why Punish, 1991; (co-author) Dangerous People, 1996; Aggravation, Mitigation and Mercy, 1999. Address: Institute of Criminology, 7 West Rd, Cambridge CB2 2EB, England.