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Proportionate Punishment and Social Deprivation

Andrew von Hirsch and Andrew Ashworth

in Proportionate Sentencing: Exploring the Principles

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199272600
eISBN:
9780191709692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272600.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter considers whether the sentences for socially deprived offenders should be reduced. It considers a desert rationale for sentencing, according to which the severity of punishments should ... More


Spiritual Gifts and Secular Benefits

Susan Starr Sered

in Priestess, Mother, Sacred Sister: Religions Dominated by Women

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195104677
eISBN:
9780199853267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195104677.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Can we expect to find that female-dominated religions not only reflect women's identities (for example, as mothers), but also actively serve their interests? Women, like men, join religious groups ... More


Conclusion

John D. Brewer, Bill Lockhart, and Paula Rodgers

in Crime In Ireland 1945–95:: Here Be Dragons

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198265702
eISBN:
9780191682940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265702.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Crime in Northern Ireland presents a paradox, both to lay people and criminologists, but this study has clarified some of the parameters of the puzzle. The traditional and sectarian form in which ... More


The contemporary British context: social and policy profiles in relation to religion

Rana Jawad

in Religion and faith-based welfare: From wellbeing to ways of being

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781847423900
eISBN:
9781447307747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423900.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Introduces the contemporary social and policy profiles of the UK in relation to religion. It describes the changing political, social and economic climate in the UK which has engendered more ... More


Inequalities in health behaviours and the life trajectories of children and youth: research evidence

Sheena Asthana and Joyce Halliday

in What works in tackling health inequalities?: Pathways, policies and practice through the lifecourse

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346742
eISBN:
9781447304258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346742.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the influence of youth culture on social class differences in health behaviours. The findings indicate that problematic risk behaviours such as smoking and hard drug misuse ... More


Early Social Deprivation and the Neurobiology of Interpreting Facial Expressions

Nim Tottenham

in Navigating the Social World: What Infants, Children, and Other Species Can Teach Us

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199890712
eISBN:
9780199332779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890712.003.0028
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

Successful social interaction depends upon the ability to accurately process expressions from the faces of others. By adulthood, our ability to recognize social signals from the faces of others is a ... More


A Tale of Two Chinas: Power-Capital China and Rights-Deprived China

Zhaohui Hong

in The Price of China's Economic Development: Power, Capital, and the Poverty of Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813161150
eISBN:
9780813161181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161150.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The book begins with an introduction that provides a systematic and theoretical discussion of power, capital, institutions, and the power-capital institution. Differing from conventional analytical ... More


Assessing Character, Criminal Propensities, and Sociocultural Deprivation

José B. Ashford and Melissa Kupferberg

in Death Penalty Mitigation: A Handbook for Mitigation Specialists, Investigators, Social Scientists, and Lawyers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195329469
eISBN:
9780199367603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329469.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter examines character flaws and weaknesses that are due to various forms of social and cultural deprivation. The goal is to examine critically theoretical developments in the social ... More


Social Learning and Evolution: The Cultural Intelligence Hypothesis*

Carel P. van Schaik and Judith M. Burkart

in Culture Evolves

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199608966
eISBN:
9780191804656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199608966.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

If social learning is more efficient than independent individual exploration, animals should learn vital cultural skills exclusively, and routine skills faster, through social learning, provided they ... More


Charismatic, Pentecostal, and Evangelical Movements in Europe, the US, and Brazil

Detlef Pollack and Gergely Rosta

in Religion and Modernity: An International Comparison

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198801665
eISBN:
9780191840302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801665.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The growth of Evangelical Protestantism and Pentecostalism is widely regarded as a potent argument against the validity of secularization theory. To explain this growth, Chapter 12 draws on ... More


New ‘racisms’ and prejudices? The criminalisation of ‘Asian’

Sunita Toor

in Values in criminology and community justice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447300359
eISBN:
9781447311706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300359.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter provides a critical dialogue on the new racisms and prejudices within criminological discourses, which has led to the criminalisation of Britain’s Asian communities. It charts the ... More


Measuring the recovery of weak market cities

Anne Power, Jörg Plöger, and Astrid Winkler

in Phoenix cities: The fall and rise of great industrial cities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426833
eISBN:
9781447302964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426833.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses the measurement of the recovery of the seven weak market cities featured in this volume. It explains that urban recovery is the progress of overcoming the problems associated ... More


Resurrection, Rebirth, and the Limits of Sacrificial Ideology

Claudia Siebrecht

in The Aesthetics of Loss: German Women's Art of the First World War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199656684
eISBN:
9780191744563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656684.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Over the course of what would become the last year of the conflict, and into the immediate post-war period, female artists increasingly sought to endow the enormous cost of the war with meaning. As ... More


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