Penal populism and public opinion : lessons from five countries /

Although criminal justice systems vary greatly around the world, onetheme has emerged in all western jurisdictions in recent years: a risein both the rhetoric and practice of severe punishment at a time whenpublic opinion has played a pivotal role in sentencing policy andreforms. Despite the differe...

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Other Authors: Roberts, Julian V.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Series:Studies in crime and public policy.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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