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American Juvenile Justice

Franklin E. Zimring

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195181166
eISBN:
9780199943302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181166.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This volume discusses criminology and policy analysis of adolescence. The focus is on the principles and policy of a separate and distinct system of juvenile justice. The book opens with an ... More


The role of the media in women’s penal reform1

Gemma Birkett

in Women and Criminal Justice: From the Corston Report to Transforming Rehabilitation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447319306
eISBN:
9781447319320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319306.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

While there exists a broad political consensus about the unnecessary overuse of short custodial sentences for non-violent women a number of obstacles to the successful realisation of this strategy ... More


Punishment and Responsibility: Essays in the Philosophy of Law

H.L.A. Hart

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199534777
eISBN:
9780191720703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534777.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This classic collection of essays, first published in 1968, has had an enduring impact on academic and public debates about criminal responsibility and criminal punishment. Forty years on, its ... More


Gift capacity

Hyland Richard

in Gifts: A Study in Comparative Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195343366
eISBN:
9780199867776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343366.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses the capacity needed to give and receive gifts. It considers the restrictions imposed by legal systems on gift giving by minors, adult incompetents, those suffering civil death, ... More


The Constraints of Discourse

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/9780199230969.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter employs discourse analysis to study changing cultural penal sensibilities and penal culture. It draws upon the political science literature on knowledge utilization to show how the range ... More


The Politics of Crime Control: Essays in Honour of David Downes

Tim Newburn and Paul Rock (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199565955
eISBN:
9780191701948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565955.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book brings together ten leading British criminologists to explore the contemporary politics of crime and its control. The volume is produced in honour of Britain's most important criminological ... More


Punishment and Democracy: Three Strikes and You're Out in California

Franklin E. Zimring, Gordon Hawkins, and Sam Kamin

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195171174
eISBN:
9780199849765
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171174.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

“Getting tough on crime” has been one of the favorite rallying cries of American politicians in the last two decades, and “getting tough” on repeat offenders has been particularly popular. “Three ... More


Is Twenty-first Century Punishment Post-desert?

Matt Matravers

in Retributivism Has a Past: Has It a Future?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199798278
eISBN:
9780199919376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199798278.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter offers a brief introduction to how one might think about penal policies in an abstract context. Having rejected the desert thesis, it argues that “an entitlement to proportionality in ... More


Responsibility, Restoration, and Retribution

R. A. Duff

in Retributivism Has a Past: Has It a Future?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199798278
eISBN:
9780199919376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199798278.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Retributivism, the idea that what justifies criminal punishment is that it is deserved for past criminal wrongdoing, famously (or notoriously) underwent a revival in the 1970s—a revival whose ... More


A New Look at Victim and Offender—An Abolitionist Approach

Thomas Mathiesen and Ole Kristian Hjemdal

in What is Criminology?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199571826
eISBN:
9780191728839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571826.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter focuses on the concept of abolitionism. Abolition as a stance and academic abolitionism are two forms of theoretical abolitionism present in a time where the actual abolition of prisons ... More


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