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When Children Kill Children: Penal Populism and Political Culture

David A. Green

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199230969
eISBN:
9780191696497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230969.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This title examines the role of political culture and penal populism in the response to the emotive subject of child-on-child homicide. The book explores the reasons underlying the vastly differing ... More


The Constraints and Effects of Political Culture

David A Green

in When Children Kill Children: Penal Populism and Political Culture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199230969
eISBN:
9780191696497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230969.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter defines some of the concepts used to explain the differences in responses to both the Bulger and Redergård cases, and to crime and the concern about it more generally in England and ... More


Political Culture, Legitimacy, and Penal Populism

David A Green

in When Children Kill Children: Penal Populism and Political Culture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199230969
eISBN:
9780191696497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230969.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter considers the implications for democratic legitimacy of the majoritarian and consensus models of democracy. It considers the stabilizing benefits of consensual political cultures for the ... More


Constitutional agnosticism and the establishment clause: One Nation Under —?

Paul Horwitz

in The Agnostic Age: Law, Religion, and the Constitution

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199737727
eISBN:
9780199895267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737727.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter points out that the creation of the Establishment Clause prohibits any binding structure in a community that serves as a reservoir to where all inquiries relating to the legal and ... More


Russian Attitudes towards the Rule of Law: An Analysis of Survey Data

James L. Gibson

in Law and Informal Practices: The Post-Communist Experience

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199259366
eISBN:
9780191698606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259366.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Disrespect for the rule of law is considered one of the defining characteristics of Russian political culture. As with many depictions of Russian political culture, little accurate data exist to ... More


Effecting Penal Climate Change

David A Green

in When Children Kill Children: Penal Populism and Political Culture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199230969
eISBN:
9780191696497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230969.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This final chapter first makes the case against re-insulating penal policymaking processes from public influence, favouring instead an embrace of more participatory arrangements. It then briefly ... More


After Retirement

George H. Gadbois, Jr

in Judges of the Supreme Court of India: 1950 - 1989

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070610
eISBN:
9780199080755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070610.003.0032
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter describes the life of the judges after retirement. After being forced to leave the bench at sixty-five, less than half a dozen spent the evenings of their lives completely retired. For ... More


Election of Party Leaders: Two Political Cultures 1

A.G. Noorani

in CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTIONS AND CITIZENS' RIGHTS: An Omnibus Comprising Constitutional Questions in India and Citizens' Rights, Judges and State Accountability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678291
eISBN:
9780199080588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678291.003.0104
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

On 21 June 1995, P. V. Narasimha Rao, celebrated his four years in office as India's Prime Minister with much fanfare. The following day, his British counterpart, John Major, resigned as leader of ... More


Conclusion Islamic Expert Witnessing in Comparative Perspective

in The Expert Witness in Islamic Courts: Medicine and Crafts in the Service of Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226749334
eISBN:
9780226749358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226749358.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

A reliable determination of the facts is a major concern in all legal systems, including Islamic law. A judge, in trying to establish the facts of a case, may call in expert witnesses, who are valued ... More


Introduction

A.G. Noorani

in CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTIONS AND CITIZENS' RIGHTS: An Omnibus Comprising Constitutional Questions in India and Citizens' Rights, Judges and State Accountability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678291
eISBN:
9780199080588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678291.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This introductory chapter begins by briefly considering the 'constitutional problem' that exists in India. It argues that neither one of the major institutions and high offices established by the ... More


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