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Penal Systems: A Comparative Approach / Edition 1

Penal Systems: A Comparative Approach / Edition 1

by Mick Cavadino, James Dignan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761952039

ISBN-13: 9780761952039

Pub. Date: 11/23/2005

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Penal Systems: A Comparative Approach is a comprehensive and original introduction to the comparative study of punishment. Analyzing twelve countries, authors Michael Cavadino and James Dignan offer an integrated and theoretically rigorous approach to comparative penology. They draw upon material provided by a team of eminent penologists to produce an important

Overview

Penal Systems: A Comparative Approach is a comprehensive and original introduction to the comparative study of punishment. Analyzing twelve countries, authors Michael Cavadino and James Dignan offer an integrated and theoretically rigorous approach to comparative penology. They draw upon material provided by a team of eminent penologists to produce an important and highly readable contribution to scholarship in this area.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761952039
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
11/23/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.53(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword - David Downes
PART ONE: ABOUT COMPARATIVE PENOLOGY
Introducing Comparative Penology
PENAL SYSTEMS IN CRISIS?
Globalized Penal Crisis?
The United States of America
Law and Order Ideology, Hyperincarceration and Looming Crisis
England and Wales
Stop-Go and the Upwards Zig-Zag
Australia and New Zealand
Neo-Liberal Punitiveness Down Under
South Africa
The Transition From Apartheid
Germany
Archetypal Corporatism
The Netherlands
A Beacon of Tolerance Dimmed
France and Italy
Corporatism and Catholicism
Sweden and Finland
Nordic Social Democracy
Japan
Iron Fist in a Velvet Penal Glove
PART TWO: PATTERNS OF PENALITY
Comparative Youth Justice
Neo-Liberal Youth Justice Systems
Youth Justice Systems: Corporatist Variants
General Patterns in Youth Justice?
Prison Privatization
PART THREE: IN CONCLUSION
'A Boot Stamping on a Human Face Forever?'

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