Walker and Padfield: Sentencing Theory, Law and Practice / Edition 2

Walker and Padfield: Sentencing Theory, Law and Practice / Edition 2

by Nigel Walker, Nicola Padfield
     
 

ISBN-10: 0406063257

ISBN-13: 9780406063250

Pub. Date: 02/17/2005

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

What are sentencers' new statutory powers? How are they affected by case law and practice directions? What are their unstated aims and assumptions? What is their effect in real life? Who suffers from discrimination—women, ethnic minorities, the mentally disordered? What is the relevance of public attitudes, stigma, dangerousness? This is the only textbook

Overview

What are sentencers' new statutory powers? How are they affected by case law and practice directions? What are their unstated aims and assumptions? What is their effect in real life? Who suffers from discrimination—women, ethnic minorities, the mentally disordered? What is the relevance of public attitudes, stigma, dangerousness? This is the only textbook which sets out to ask and answer all these questions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780406063250
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
02/17/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 6.10(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Part I

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