Understanding Justice: An Introduction to Ideas, Perspectives and Controversies in Modern Penal Theory

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Open University Press, 1996 - Social Science - 178 pages
Understanding justice is one of a series of student textbooks designed to cover the major areas of debate within the fields of criminology, criminal justice and penology. It provides a comprehensive account of the ideas and controversies that have arisen within law, philosophy, sociology and criminology about the punishment of criminals.

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Utilitarian approaches
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Retribution
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Hybrids compromises and syntheses
57
Copyright

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