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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Hamilton, Claire (Barrister).
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Claire Hamilton, (Barrister)
|Description:||1 online resource.|
|Contents:||Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; List of Cases; List of Abbreviations; Foreword; Acknowledgements; 1'Theory is not its own justification': Testing the Punitiveness Thesis; Criminology and the 'Punitive Obsession'; Deconstructing Punitiveness; Whom to Compare and Why?; A Note on Methodology; A Brief Overview of the Book; 2'It hasn't happened here ... ': The Limits of the Punitiveness Thesis; Introduction; The 'Punitive Turn'; The 'Cultural Turn'; Punitiveness Risk and Protective Factors; Conclusion; 3 Ireland 1976-2006: Stagnation and Change; Introduction. Criminal Justice in Ireland 1976-2006Punitiveness in Ireland 1976-2006 by Index; Conclusion; 4 Scotland 1976-2006: From Divergence to Convergence; Introduction; Criminal Justice in Scotland 1976-2006; Punitiveness in Scotland 1976-2006 by Index; Conclusion; 5New Zealand 1976-2006: Perfecting the 'Perfect Society'; Introduction; Criminal Justice in New Zealand 1976-2006; Punitiveness in New Zealand 1976-2006 by Index; Conclusion; 6The Measurement of Punitiveness; Introduction; The Need for Qualitative Data; The Need to Assess Punitiveness Holistically; Disaggregating Imprisonment. The Need to Relate Imprisonment Rates to Crime RatesConclusion; 7 The 'New Punitiveness' in Ireland, Scotland and New Zealand; Introduction; Punitiveness Scores; Ireland; Scotland; New Zealand; Discussion: Is More Better?; Limitations of the MDT; Conclusion; 8 Explaining Differences; Introduction; Risk Factors; Protective Factors; Conclusion; 9Reconceptualising Penality; Introduction; The Law of Requisite Variety; Punitiveness, Multidimensionality and Criminology; Explaining National Differences; The Need for Analytical Pluralism; Bibliography; Index.|
|Series Title:||Advances in criminology.|
|Responsibility:||by Claire Hamilton.|
'The study of punitive criminal justice policy has been badly lacking in comparative international research and Hamilton has chosen some ideal case studies to contrast here in a mixed-method tour de
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