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The preventive turn in criminal law

Author: Henrique Carvalho
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Series: Oxford monographs on criminal law and justice.
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Présentation de l'éditeur : "This book presents a theoretical examination of the rise and expansion of preventive criminal offences that has gained momentum in Anglo-American criminal justice since the late-twentieth century. It shows how recent transformations in criminal law and justice are intrinsically related to and embedded in the way liberal society and liberal law have been imagined, developed and  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: The Preventive Turn in Criminal Law / Henrique Carvalho
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henrique Carvalho
ISBN: 0198737858 9780198737858
OCLC Number: 1008567268
Notes: Titre provenant des métadonnées fournies par l'éditeur.
Description: 1 vol. (XVI-207 p.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The Problem of Prevention1: Setting the Problem: Liberal Criminal Law and the Preventive Turn2: Criminal Subjectivity and Socio-Political Imagination3: Liberty, Insecurity, and the Conceptual Foundations of Reassurance4: Mutual Benefit, Property, and the Conceptual Foundations of Trust5: Civil Society, Dangerousness, and the Ambivalence of Liberal Civil Order6: Retrieving Subjectivity: Criminal Law, Terrorism, and the Limits of Political Community7: The Preventive Turn: An Ambivalent Law in an Insecure WorldEpilogue: Criminal Law, Prevention, and the Promise of Politics
Series Title: Oxford monographs on criminal law and justice.
Responsibility: Henrique Carvalho.


Engaging with contemporary literature on criminal law, prevention, risk, security, and criminalisation, this volume argues that the pervasiveness of prevention in 21st century criminal justice  Read more...


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The Preventive Turn in Criminal Law does a superb job of connecting political theory, criminal law theory and criminalization. In so doing, Carvalho amply demonstrates his capacity for Read more...

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