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The Strike-Back Roots of Moral Responsibility

Bruce N. Waller

in The Stubborn System of Moral Responsibility

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028165
eISBN:
9780262327404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028165.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Strike-back emotions can be found in many species, including humans. Strike-back emotions are powerful, and may be essential to our moral lives; however, they are easily exploited and inflamed, and ... More


The Partisan Politics of Law and Order

Georg Wenzelburger

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190920487
eISBN:
9780190920517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190920487.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The comparative study of law and order policies has mostly overlooked partisan politics as a possible explanation of differences between Western nations. Filling this gap in the literature, this book ... More


Street life, neighbourhood policing and ‘the community’

Stephen Moore

in ASBO nation: The criminalisation of nuisance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420282
eISBN:
9781447301493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420282.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

In the United Kingdom, the public's response to street-life people provides a number of interesting insights into the process by which certain groups come to be viewed as a threat and their ... More


Crime and Punishment In Norway and England

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/9780199230969.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter focuses on the ways in which crime and punishment are experienced in Norway and England. It begins with a comparison of various aspects of the legal systems in both countries. It then ... More


The Decivilization of Punishment

Daems Tom

in Making Sense of Penal Change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199559787
eISBN:
9780191701771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559787.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter starts with an exploration of John Pratt's intellectual life-course, starting in the early 1980s with his writings on controlling youth delinquency and finishing with his research on the ... More


Paying for the Past: The Recidivist Sentencing Premium

Roberts Julian V

in Punishing Persistent Offenders: Exploring Community and Offender Perspectives

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199283897
eISBN:
9780191700262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283897.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Should previous criminal convictions count against offenders at sentencing? If they are relevant for the purposes of sentencing, how should they be considered? How much weight should they carry ... More


Introduction: reading Loïc Wacquant – opening questions and overview

Peter Squires and John Lea

in Criminalisation and advanced marginality: Critically exploring the work of Loic Wacquant

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447300014
eISBN:
9781447307587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300014.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Peter Squires and John Lea provide a critical overview of the criminological reviews, critiques and appreciations thus far published, in English, of Wacquant's two major works, Urban Outcasts and ... More


The third time as farce: whatever happened to the penal state?

John Pitts

in Criminalisation and advanced marginality: Critically exploring the work of Loic Wacquant

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447300014
eISBN:
9781447307587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300014.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

John Pitts develops a critique of the neo-liberal punitiveness argument of Wacquant, reminding us that accounts of the emergence of the penal or security states rests, in the last analysis, on ... More


An Unenviable Task: How Federal Courts Legitimized Mass Incarceration

Jonathan Simon

in Legitimacy and Criminal Justice: An International Exploration

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198701996
eISBN:
9780191772887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701996.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter offers a view of the core beliefs around which the legitimacy of contemporary US prisons in federal courts may be said to be justified. Empowered by the Constitution to decide whether ... More


The wedding of workfare and prisonfare in the 21st century: responses to critics and commentators1

Loïc Wacquant

in Criminalisation and advanced marginality: Critically exploring the work of Loic Wacquant

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447300014
eISBN:
9781447307587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300014.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Loic Wacquant responds to the various contributions earlier in the book reiterating the central aspects of his argument regarding the shift from punitive welfare, to workfare to prisonfare in the USA ... More


Redeeming the Lost War: Backlash Films and the Rise of the Punitive State

Lary May

in Punishment in Popular Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479861958
eISBN:
9781479878680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479861958.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The first chapter, by Lary May, begins with the familiar observation about the dramatic rise in punitiveness in late-twentieth-century America and contends that turning to popular movies offers a ... More


Conclusion

Dimitri A. Bogazianos

in 5 Grams: Crack Cocaine, Rap Music, and the War on Drugs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814787007
eISBN:
9780814725160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814787007.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book concludes by arguing that the punishment structure for crack cocaine has been a self-contradiction, an attempt to manufacture a form of pure culpability. It suggests that the important role ... More


Love Thy Neighbor? Terror Threat and the Social Fabric

in Democracy at Risk: How Terrorist Threats Affect the Public

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226520544
eISBN:
9780226520568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226520568.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

How exactly might assessments and relationships among individuals shift in times of terrorist threat? This chapter offers an explanation by turning to a coping strategy: the expression of increased ... More


How Exceptional Is the History of Violence and Criminal Justice in the United States? Variation across Time and Space as the Keys to Understanding Homicide and Punitiveness

Randolph Roth

in American Exceptionalism in Crime and Punishment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190203542
eISBN:
9780190203566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190203542.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter contends that American exceptionalism is a far more complex issue than it initially appears. Which nations are exceptional? When, and in what ways? Once the question of exceptionalism is ... More


Transformations of the State’s Use of Force in Europe

Fabian Jobard

in Reconfiguring European States in Crisis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198793373
eISBN:
9780191835209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198793373.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter deals with transformations over the last forty years in European states’ use of force, conceptualizing the state in a Weberian sense as a set of institutions aiming at a monopoly of the ... More


Hidden Gems about Justice Research: The Psychology of Punitiveness

Tom R. Tyler

in Most Underappreciated: 50 Prominent Social Psychologists Describe Their Most Unloved Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199778188
eISBN:
9780190256043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199778188.003.0052
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Tom R. Tyler reflects on his most underappreciated work: a paper on criminal justice and the psychology of punitiveness. Tyler collaborated with Robert Boeckmann to explore the psychology of ... More


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