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Sentencing: Time for a Paradigm Shift

Social science


by
Ralph Henham

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 216 pages

File size: 3.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

At a time when fundamental questions are being asked about the relevance of existing forms of punishment in contemporary society, Sentencing argues for a profound normative understanding of the relationship between sentencing and its perception by citizens. Henham explores this theme by focusing on key areas of debate within the field: the treatment of gender and race in sentencing, the future role of sentencing in criminal justice governance, and the development of new criteria for evaluating sentencing within a more socially-inclusive framework.

At a time when fundamental questions are being asked about the relevance of existing forms of punishment in contemporary society, Sentencing argues for a profound normative understanding of the relationship between sentencing and its perception by citizens. Henham explores this theme by focusing on key areas of debate within the field: the treatment of gender and race in sentencing, the future role of sentencing in criminal justice governance, and the developmentā€¦ (more)

At a time when fundamental questions are being asked about the relevance of existing forms of punishment in contemporary society, Sentencing argues for a profound normative understanding of the relationship between sentencing and its perception by citizens. Henham explores this theme by focusing on key areas of debate within the field: the treatment of gender and race in sentencing, the future role of sentencing in criminal justice governance, and the development of new criteria for evaluating sentencing within a more socially-inclusive framework.

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