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Sentencing policies and practices in Western countries : comparative and cross-national perspectives

Author: Michael H Tonry
Publisher: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, [2016] ©2016
Series: Crime and justice, volume 45
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Sentencing Policies and Practices in Western Countries: Comparative and Cross-national Perspectives is the forty-fifth addition to the Crime and Justice series. Contributors include Thomas Weigend on criminal sentencing in Germany since 2000; Julian V. Roberts and Andrew Ashworth on the evolution of sentencing policy and practice in England and Wales from 2003 to 2015; Jacqueline Hodgson and Laurène Soubise on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Essays
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael H Tonry
ISBN: 9780226440774 022644077X 9780226337579 022633757X 9780226440804 022644080X
OCLC Number: 1021069208
Notes: Includes also one essay on Australian sentencing policies and practices.
Description: ix, 508 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Differences in national sentencing systems and the differences they make / Michael Tonry --
Nordic sentencing / Tapio Lappi-Seppala --
No news is good news : criminal sentencing in Germany since 2000 / Thomas Weigand --
Sentencing and penal policies in Italy, 1985-2015 : the tale of a troubled country / Alessandro Corda --
Sentencing in Poland : failed attempts to reduce punitiveness / Krzysztof Krajewski --
Understanding the sentencing process in France / Jacqueline Hodgson and Laurene Soubise --
Belgian sentencing as a bifurcated practice / Veerle Scheirs, Kristel Beyens, and Sonja Snacken --
The evolution of sentencing policy and practice in England and Wales, 2003-2015 --
Weathering the storm? Testing the long-standing Canadian sentencing policy in the twenty-first century / Anthony N. Doob and Cheryl Marie Webster --
The road well traveled in Australia : ignoring the past, condemning the future / Arie Freiberg --
Equality and human dignity : the missing ingredients in American sentencing / Michael Tonry.
Series Title: Crime and justice, volume 45
Responsibility: edited by Michael Tonry, crime and justice, a review of research ; edited by Michael Tonry.

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"Sentencing Policies and Practices in Western Countries: Comparative and Cross-national Perspectives is the forty-fifth addition to the Crime and Justice series. Contributors include Thomas Weigend on criminal sentencing in Germany since 2000; Julian V. Roberts and Andrew Ashworth on the evolution of sentencing policy and practice in England and Wales from 2003 to 2015; Jacqueline Hodgson and Laurène Soubise on understanding the sentencing process in France; Anthony N. Doob and Cheryl Marie Webster on Canadian sentencing policy in the twenty-first century; Arie Freiberg on Australian sentencing policies and practices; Krzysztof Krajewski on sentencing in Poland; Alessandro Corda on Italian policies; Michael Tonry on American sentencing; and Tapio Lappi-Seppälä on penal policy and sentencing in the Nordic countries"--

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