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Penal Systems : a Comparative Approach.

Author: Mick Cavadino; James Dignan
Publisher: London : SAGE Publications, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Penal Systems is a comprehensive, thematic introduction to the comparative study of penality throughout the world. By analyzing twelve different countries the authors offer a genuinely international and integrated approach to comparative penology.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Cross-cultural studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cavadino, Mick.
Penal Systems : A Comparative Approach.
London : SAGE Publications, ©2005
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mick Cavadino; James Dignan
ISBN: 9781446202500 144620250X 9781446233948 1446233944
OCLC Number: 908079799
Description: 1 online resource (397 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Part 1: ABOUT COMPARATIVE PENOLOGY; 1 --
Introducing Comparative Penology; Part 2: PENAL SYSTEMS IN CRISIS?; 2 --
Globalized Penal Crisis?; 3 --
The United States Of America: Law and Order Ideology, Hyperincarcerationand Looming Crisis; 4 --
England and Wales: Stop-go and the upwards Zig-zag; 5 --
Australia and New Zealand: Neo-Liberal Punitiveness Down Under; 6 --
South Africa: The Transition from Apartheid; 7 --
Germany: Archetypal Corporatism; 8 --
The Netherlands: A Beacon of Tolerance Dimmed; 9 --
France and Italy: Corporatism and Catholicism. 10 --
Sweden and Finland: Nordic Social Democracy11 --
Japan: Iron Fist in a Velvet Penal Glove; Part 3: PATTERNS OF PENALITY?; 12 --
Comparative Youth Justice; 13 --
Neo-Liberal Youth Justice Systems; 14 --
Youth Justice Systems: Corporatist Variants; 15 --
General Patterns in Youth Justice?; 16 --
Prison Privatization; Part 4: IN CONCLUSION; 17 --
'A Boot Stamping upon a Human Face Forever'?; References; Index.

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