Penal Systems: A Comparative Approach

Penal Systems: A Comparative Approach

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Penal Systems: A Comparative Approach by Mick Cavadino, James Dignan

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: 9780761952022
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 11/28/2005
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.53(h) x (d)

About the Author

Michael Cavadino, who is Emeritus Professor of Law at the University of Central Lancashire, is an internationally known author and researcher in the fields of penology (the study of punishment) and mental health law. He is co-author of the leading textbook on the penal system of England and Wales (M Cavadino, J Dignan and G Mair, The Penal System: An Introduction, 5th ed., Sage Publications 2013). His other works include Mental Health Law in Context: Doctors' Orders? (Dartmouth, 1989) and M Cavadino and J Dignan, Penal Systems: A Comparative Approach (Sage Publications, 2006).

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