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The Hardest of the Hard Cases: The Young Homicide Offender

Franklin E. Zimring

in American Juvenile Justice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195181166
eISBN:
9780199943302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181166.003.0057
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter discusses the substantive principles that should govern the punishment of adolescents who kill. The first section shows that the stereotypical versions of juvenile and criminal courts ... More


Criminal law as a moral stronghold

Hans Boutellier

in A Criminology of Moral Order

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781529203752
eISBN:
9781529203943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203752.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter analyses the position of criminal law in order to understand the dominance of the security discourse. In a morally coherent community, criminal law functions as a last resort — an ... More


Criminalizing Hate?

R A Duff and S E Marshall

in Hate, Politics, Law: Critical Perspectives on Combating Hate

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190465544
eISBN:
9780190465568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190465544.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter explores the role that criminal law might play in combating “hatred,” in particular whether and why we might appropriately criminalize “hatred.” After sketching some salient features of ... More


Introduction to the issue of rape in China as a developing country

Qihua Ye

in International approaches to rape

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426208
eISBN:
9781447302629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426208.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter discusses how rape is one of the most serious crimes in Chinese criminal law. Rape is classed as the sex crime of raping women, but also of forcing young girls to work as prostitutes, ... More


Panic, Risk, Control: Conceptualizing Threats in a Post-9/11 Society

Michael Welch

in Punishing Immigrants: Policy, Politics, and Injustice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814749029
eISBN:
9780814749043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814749029.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter contributes to the understanding of the overlap between criminal and administrative laws post-9/11 and documents how attempts to control immigration have contributed to the growth of an ... More


Readdressing Hate Crime: Synthesizing Law, Punishment, and Restorative Justice

Mark Austin Walters

in Hate, Politics, Law: Critical Perspectives on Combating Hate

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190465544
eISBN:
9780190465568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190465544.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter challenges current thinking on addressing hate crime by arguing in favor of laws that create specific hate crime offenses but that do not automatically impose enhanced penalties on ... More


Consensual Violence and the Politics of Injury

Jill D. Weinberg

in Consensual Violence: Sex, Sports, and the Politics of Injury

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520290655
eISBN:
9780520964723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290655.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter begins by summarizing the preceding Preamble. The chokehold began with no context, meaning of significance. For most readers, the initial impression is likely objectionable, presuming ... More


Children’s peace? The possibility of protecting children by means of criminal law and family law

Nordborg Gudrun

in Tackling men's violence in families: Nordic issues and dilemmas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346032
eISBN:
9781447303640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346032.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter elucidates the changes in the legal positions of women and children within intimate relations in criminal and family law when these relations are charged with sexualised violence. It ... More


Getting Caught: Targets of Deportation Policy

Tanya Maria Golash-Boza

in Deported: "Immigrant Policing, Disposable Labor and Global Capitalism"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479894666
eISBN:
9781479859443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479894666.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter explains how deportees are caught in the deportation dragnet. It provides insight into why Latino and Caribbean men are the primary targets of mass deportation and helps us to understand ... More


What Part of “Illegal” Don’t You Understand?

Dianne Solís

in Writing Immigration: Scholars and Journalists in Dialogue

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267176
eISBN:
9780520950207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267176.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter suggests that it is not easy to answer the question “What Part of ‘Illegal’ Don't You Understand?” Immigration law is increasingly intertwined with criminal law to the point of creating ... More


Epilogue

Hans Boutellier

in A Criminology of Moral Order

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781529203752
eISBN:
9781529203943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203752.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter presents some final thoughts from the author. It suggests that morality is at the heart of every interaction, and crime is a disturbance of how a society wants to understand, define, and ... More


Selling bodies/selling pleasure: the social organisation of sex work in Taiwan

Mei-Hua Chen

in International approaches to prostitution: Law and policy in Europe and Asia

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346728
eISBN:
9781447302612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346728.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter looks at Taiwan, where licensing of some forms of prostitution was replaced in the 1990s by increased criminalisation of some activities associated with prostitution. In particular, it ... More


Consensual Violence: Sex, Sports, and the Politics of Injury

Jill D. Weinberg

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520290655
eISBN:
9780520964723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290655.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Most people often think decriminalization happens by repealing a law, but Sex, Sports, and the Politics of Consensual Violence challenges this view showing that social decriminalization must precede ... More


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