Principled Sentencing Readings on Theory and Policy

ISBN-10: 1841137170
ISBN-13: 9781841137179
Edition: 3rd 2009 (Revised)
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Description: This third edition offers students of law, legal philosophy, criminology and criminal justice a comprehensive selection of the leading scholarship on contemporary sentencing. It provides a wide range of critical readings relating to the key moral,  More...

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Book details

List price: $60.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Hart Publishing Limited
Publication date: 3/17/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 389
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.198
Language: English

This third edition offers students of law, legal philosophy, criminology and criminal justice a comprehensive selection of the leading scholarship on contemporary sentencing. It provides a wide range of critical readings relating to the key moral, philosophical and policy issues in sentencing today.

Preface to the Third Edition
Publisher's Note
Rehabilitation
The Decline of the Rehabilitative Ideal
Empirical Research Relevant to Sentencing Frameworks: Reform and Rehabilitation
Assessing the Research on 'What Works'
Reaffirming Rehabilitation
Should Penal Rehabilitationism Be Revived?
Deterrence
Studies of the Impact of New Harsh Sentencing Regimes
Punishment and Deterrence
Deterrent Sentencing as a Crime Prevention Strategy
Optimal Sanctions: Any Upper Limits?
Offenders' Thought Processes
Incapacitation
Incapacitation and "Vivid Danger"
Extending Sentences for Dangerousness: Reflections on the Bottoms-Brownsword Model
Incapacitation Within Limits
Predictive Sentencing and Selective Incapacitation
Desert
The Moral Worth of Retribution
Proportionate Sentences: a Desert Perspective
Punishment, Retribution and Communication
Limiting Retributivism
Seriousness, Severity and the Living Standard
The Recidivist Premium: For and Against
Restorative Justice
Conflicts as Property
Restoration and Retribution
Reparation and Retribution: Are They Reconcilable?
Normative Constraints: Principles of Penality
Restorative Justice: An Alternative to Punishment or an Alternative Form of Punishment?
Specifying Aims and Limits for Restorative Justice: A 'Making Amends' Model?
The Limits of Restorative Justice
Structuring Sentencing Discretion
Lawlessness in Sentencing
Techniques for Reducing Sentence Disparity
The Swedish Sentencing Law
Sentencing Policy Development under the Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines
Institutional Consistency: Appeal Court Judgements
Criticisms of Mandatory Minimums
Sentencing Information System (SIS) Experiments
Sentencing Young Offenders
United Nations Standard Minimum Rules for the Administration of Juvenile Justice ("The Beijing Rules")
United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child
Rationales for Distinctive Penal Policies for Youth Offenders
Reduced Penalties for Juveniles: the Normative Dimension
The Transformation of the American Juvenile Court
Restraining the Use of Custody for Young Offenders: The Canadian Approach
Doing Justice to Difference: Diversity and Sentencing
Abandoning Sentence Discounts for Guilty Pleas
Individualizing Punishments
Hanging Judges and Wayward Mechanics: Reply to Michael Tonry
Justice and Difference
Index

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