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Nils Christie
Nils Christie speaking at Utah Valley State College
BornFebruary 24, 1928(1928-02-24)
DiedMay 27, 2015(2015-05-27) (aged 87)
FieldsCriminology, Sociology

Nils Christie (February 24, 1928 – May 27, 2015) was a Norwegian sociologist and criminologist. He was a professor of criminology at the Faculty of Law, University of Oslo since 1966. Among his books is Pinens begrensning from 1981. This has been translated into eleven languages.[1][2]


  1. Kalleberg, Ragnvald "Nils Christie". Norsk biografisk leksikon. Ed. Helle, Knut. Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved on 5 June 2010. 
  2. "Nils Christie". Store norske leksikon. Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved on 5 June 2010.