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Fundamentals of sentencing theory : essays in honour of Andrew von Hirsch

Author: Andrew Von Hirsch; Andrew Ashworth; Martin Wasik
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Series: Oxford monographs on criminal law and criminal justice.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume is a thematic collection of essays on sentencing theory by leading writers. The essays fall into three groups. Part I considers the underlying justifications for the imposition of punishment by the State, and examines the relationship between victims, offenders and the State. Part II addresses a number of areas of sentencing policy that have given rise to particular difficulty, such as the sentencing of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Festschriften
Named Person: Andrew von Hirsch; Andrew Von Hirsch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Von Hirsch; Andrew Ashworth; Martin Wasik
ISBN: 0198262566 9780198262565
OCLC Number: 43408759
Notes: Series statement on jacket.
Description: vi, 300 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: 10. Sentencing, Equal Treatment, and the Impact of Sanctions / Andrew Ashworth and Elaine Player. 11. The Hardness of Hard Treatment / John Kleinig. 3. Five Puzzles in von Hirsch's Theory of Punishment / Anthony Bottoms --
pt. II. Troublesome Issues in Sentencing Theory. 4. Crime Seriousness and the Offender-Victim Relationship in Sentencing / Martin Wasik. 5. Why Bulk Discounts in Multiple Offence Sentencing? / Nils Jareborg. 6. Dangerousness and Citizenship / R.A. Duff. 7. Sentencing Young Offenders / Lucia Zedner. 8. Desert, Proportionality, and the Seriousness of Drug Offences / Douglas N. Husak --
pt. III. Relating Theory to Contemporary Punishment Practice. 9. Doing Justice to Difference / Barbara A. Hudson. pt. I. Foundations of the Power to Punish. 1. Sovereign States and Vengeful Victims: The Problem of the Right to Punish / Neil MacCormick and David Garland. 2. Crime: in Proportion and in Perspective / John Gardner.
Series Title: Oxford monographs on criminal law and criminal justice.
Responsibility: edited by Andrew Ashworth, Martin Wasik.

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A thematic collection of essays on sentencing theory, this book considers: the justifications for the imposition of punishment by the State; the relationship between victims, offenders and the State;  Read more...

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