By Claire Hamilton

ISBN-10: 1409463168

ISBN-13: 9781409463160

Drastic raises within the use of imprisonment; the creation of ’three moves’ legislation and obligatory sentences; regulations on parole - all of those advancements seem to represent a brand new, harsher period or ’punitive turn’. but those good points of legal justice are usually not universally found in all Western nations. Drawing on empirical info, Hamilton examines the superiority of harsher penal guidelines in eire, Scotland and New Zealand, thereby demonstrating the application of viewing felony justice from the point of view of smaller jurisdictions. This hugely leading edge ebook is punctiliously severe of how within which punitiveness is at the moment measured by way of best criminologists. it truly is crucial analyzing for college students and students of criminology, penology, felony justice and socio-legal experiences, in addition to felony legal professionals and practitioners.

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