Not Just Deserts: A Republican Theory of Criminal Justice / Edition 1

Not Just Deserts: A Republican Theory of Criminal Justice / Edition 1

by John Braithwaite
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198240562

ISBN-13: 9780198240563

Pub. Date: 01/28/1993

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA


Introducing a radical shift in the research agenda of criminology, Braithwaite and Pettit here attack currently fashionable retributivist theories of punishment, arguing that the criminal justice system is so integrated that sentencing policy has to be considered in the system-wide context. They offer a comprehensive theory of criminal justice which points the way…  See more details below

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Introducing a radical shift in the research agenda of criminology, Braithwaite and Pettit here attack currently fashionable retributivist theories of punishment, arguing that the criminal justice system is so integrated that sentencing policy has to be considered in the system-wide context. They offer a comprehensive theory of criminal justice which points the way to practical intervention in the real world of incremental reform, and argue for a republican criminal justice system where the maximizing of individual dominion is set as the goal for progressive policy change.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198240563
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/28/1993
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.56(d)

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