Sentencing and punishment : the quest for justice /

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Author / Creator:Easton, Susan M.
Edition:3rd ed.
Imprint:Oxford : Oxford University Press, c2012.
Description:xxiv, 495 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Language:English
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Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8917075
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Other authors / contributors:Piper, Christine.
ISBN:9780199693535 (pbk.)
0199693536 (pbk.)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. [431]-481) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Sentencing Principles and Policies
  • 1. New penology and new policies
  • 2. Just constraints? Sentencing discretion and retributivist priciples
  • 3. "Just deserts": developments in retributivist sentencing
  • 4. Utility and deterrence
  • 5. Risk and danger
  • 6. Making amends
  • 7. Mitigating the sentence
  • 8. Treating children differently
  • Punishing offenders
  • 9. Justice in the modern prison
  • 10. Equality and difference in punishment
  • 11. Experiencing imprisonment
  • 12. Just punishment in the community
  • 13. Punishing young offenders
  • 14. Future directions