Reform and Punishment: Essays on Criminal Sentencing

Reform and Punishment: Essays on Criminal Sentencing

by Franklin E. Zimring
     
 
A distinguished group of scholars unites in this book to confront the problems of criminal sentencing at a critical juncture in American penal policy. Our prisons bulge. Decisions of far-reaching significance are made daily, but basic principles remain unexamined. This book was commissioned to fill that gap. Stressing the value of a comparative view of penal reform,

Overview

A distinguished group of scholars unites in this book to confront the problems of criminal sentencing at a critical juncture in American penal policy. Our prisons bulge. Decisions of far-reaching significance are made daily, but basic principles remain unexamined. This book was commissioned to fill that gap. Stressing the value of a comparative view of penal reform, the book opens with essays on criminal sentencing in other industrialized Western countries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226808161
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
11/01/1983
Series:
Studies in Crime and Justice
Pages:
218
Product dimensions:
6.32(w) x 9.31(h) x 0.91(d)

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