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MURDER AND THE PRINCIPLES OF PUNISHMENT: ENGLAND AND THE UNITED STATES

H. L. A. Hart

in Punishment and Responsibility: Essays in the Philosophy of Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199534777
eISBN:
9780191720703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534777.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines murder and punishment in England and the United States. It considers the chief differences in the law and penological ideas concerning murder in the two countries. It looks at ... More


Conversations about Crime, Place, and Community

Stephen Farrall, Jonathan Jackson, and Emily Gray

in Social Order and the Fear of Crime in Contemporary Times

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199540815
eISBN:
9780191701191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199540815.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explores the emotional reactions, cognitions, and connections people make when talking about crime, their environment, and community. It reveals human emotions to be complex, episodic, ... More


Failure to Reassure as Threat

Peter Ramsay

in The Insecurity State: Vulnerable Autonomy and the Right to Security in the Criminal Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199581061
eISBN:
9780191741005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581061.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter provides a detailed analysis of the case law governing the imposition of an Anti-Social Behaviour Order (ASBO). It demonstrates first that the grounds for imposing an order are defined ... More


Freedom from Fear

Peter Ramsay

in The Insecurity State: Vulnerable Autonomy and the Right to Security in the Criminal Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199581061
eISBN:
9780191741005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581061.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter considers what is distinctive about the Anti-Social Behaviour Order (ASBO) by comparing it with Section 5 of the Public Order Act 1986. It shows that the ASBO penalizes not individual ... More


Social Order and the Fear of Crime in Contemporary Times

Stephen D. Farrall, Jonathan Jackson, and Emily Gray

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199540815
eISBN:
9780191701191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199540815.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The fear of crime has been recognized as an important social problem in its own right, with a significant number of citizens in many countries concerned about crime. In this book, the chapters ... More


Introduction

Stephen Farrall, Jonathan Jackson, and Emily Gray

in Social Order and the Fear of Crime in Contemporary Times

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199540815
eISBN:
9780191701191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199540815.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter reveals that the fear of crime is a more diverse experience and a more expressive phenomenon than it has so far been empirically demonstrated. It further discusses that the root of the ... More


The Provenance of Fear

Stephen Farrall, Jonathan Jackson, and Emily Gray

in Social Order and the Fear of Crime in Contemporary Times

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199540815
eISBN:
9780191701191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199540815.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter outlines the emergence of the fear of crime as a piece of political rhetoric and as an object of criminological interest. This chapter draws upon qualitative interviews with twenty-eight ... More


What is the Fear of Crime? A Rhetorical Question with No One Clear Answer

Stephen Farrall, Jonathan Jackson, and Emily Gray

in Social Order and the Fear of Crime in Contemporary Times

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199540815
eISBN:
9780191701191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199540815.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter presents arguments — supported by empirical data — which underpin a number of claims in this chapter. These revolve around the design and interpretation of survey questions, the ... More


Theorizing the Fear of Crime: The Cultural and Social Significance of Insecurity

Stephen Farrall, Jonathan Jackson, and Emily Gray

in Social Order and the Fear of Crime in Contemporary Times

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199540815
eISBN:
9780191701191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199540815.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter reorganizes a number of the theoretical stances which have been adopted to account for the fear of crime into one theoretical model. The chapter outlines the broad theoretical approaches ... More


Types and Intensities of Fear

Stephen Farrall, Jonathan Jackson, and Emily Gray

in Social Order and the Fear of Crime in Contemporary Times

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199540815
eISBN:
9780191701191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199540815.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter provides a quantitative investigation of a new approach to the fear of crime — modelling as it does types and intensities of fear. It presents the headline findings from the old and new ... More


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