Alternatives to Imprisonment in Comparative Perspective, Volume 1
Nelson-Hall Publishers, 1994 - Law - 464 pages
This unique volume, published in cooperation with the United Nations, provides a wide overview of non-custodial sanctions in all major regions of the world, including Africa, the Middle East, Europe, North America, Latin American and the Caribbean, Australia, and Asia. The contributors analyze the potential and limits of non-custodial sanctions in the context of sociolegal, political, and cultural diversity. Sanctions examined include personal reparation, probation, home detention, electronic monitoring, and personal recognizance.
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Nigeria and Gambia
Alternatives to Imprisonment in Arab Countries
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