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Nils Christie

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{{Infobox scientist
| name = Nils Christie
| image = Nils Christie at Third Annual Death Penalty Symposium 2007.jpg
| caption = Nils Christie speaking at Utah Valley State College
| birth_date = February 24, 1928
| birth_place = Oslo
| residence = Oslo
| citizenship = Norwegian
| fields = Criminology, Sociology
'''Nils Christie''' (born 1928 in [[Oslo]]) is a Norwegian [[sociology|sociologist]] and [[criminology|criminologist]]. He is a professor of criminology at the [[University of Oslo]] since 1966. Among his books is ''Pinens begrensning'' from 1981, which has been translated into eleven languages. He has received an [[honorary degree]] at the [[University of Copenhagen]].<ref name=nbl>{{cite encyclopedia |title=Nils Christie |encyclopedia=[[Norsk biografisk leksikon]]|first=Ragnvald |last=Kalleberg |editor=[[Knut Helle|Helle, Knut]] |publisher=Kunnskapsforlaget|location=Oslo|url= |language=Norwegian|accessdate=5 June 2010}}</ref><ref name=snl>{{cite encyclopedia |title=Nils Christie |encyclopedia=[[Store norske leksikon]] |publisher=Kunnskapsforlaget |location=Oslo |url= |language=Norwegian | accessdate=5 June 2010 }}</ref>