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Sentencing policy and social justice

Author: Ralph J Henham
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Series: Clarendon studies in criminology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Sentencing policy and social justice' argues that the promotion of social justice should become a key objective of sentencing policy, advancing the argument that the legitimacy of sentencing ultimately depends upon the strength of the relationship between social morality and penal ideology. It sheds light on how shared moral values can influence sentencing policy at a time when relationships of community appear  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph J Henham
ISBN: 9780198718895 0198718896
OCLC Number: 1013826379
Description: xi, 308 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Sentencing policy and changing notions of social justice --
Sentencing policy as a force for social cohesion --
The relevance of globalization and notions of transition --
Engaging sensibilities and the common good --
Bridging the gap between political and penal legitimacy --
Establishing new foundations and structures for governance --
Some pratical implications for policy and practice --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Clarendon studies in criminology.
Responsibility: Ralph Henham.

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