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Politics, Punishment and Populism

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ISBN13: 9780195115307
ISBN: 0195115309
Published: August 1999
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Hardback
Price: £100.00



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In this volume, a former minister and current legislator in the British government examines the wave of American federal crime-control laws that surfaced both before and after the 1994 "Republican Revolution" in Congress. Lord Windlesham focuses on the pressure that populist opinion and special interests can exert in shaping crime policy. Several law-making actions and arguments are explored, such as the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act (thought by many to be the key legislative achievement of President Clinton's first term), the Brady Act, the "three strikes and you're out" rule, Megan's Law, and so forth. Furthermore, in presenting controversial views on the NRA and its competitors, the book ultimately asks how long America can continue to tolerate the private possession of deadly weapons.

Series: Studies in Crime and Public Policy

Sentencing Fragments: Penal Reform in America, 1975-2025 ISBN 9780190204686
Published February 2016
Oxford University Press USA
£26.49
Living in Infamy: Felon Disfranchisement and the History of American Citizenship ISBN 9780199976089
Published February 2014
Oxford University Press
£27.99
World Heroin Market: Can Supply Be Cut? ISBN 9780195322996
Published June 2009
Oxford University Press
£32.99
Mafia Brotherhoods: Organized Crime, Italian Style ISBN 9780195375268
Published August 2008
Oxford University Press
£20.49
Great American Crime Decline ISBN 9780195181159
Published December 2007
Oxford University Press
£29.49
Juvenile Justice in the Making (eBook) ISBN 9780199882908
Published January 2006
Oxford University Press
£14.57 + £2.91 VAT
(ePub)
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Juvenile Justice in the Making ISBN 9780195160451
Published January 2006
Oxford University Press
£29.49
Punishment and Democracy New ed
Franklin E. Zimring, Gordon Hawkins, Sam KaminAssistant Professor of Law, University of Denver, USA
ISBN 9780195171174
Published July 2005
Oxford University Press
£31.99
Bad Kids: Race and the Transformation of the Juvenile Court
Barry C. FeldCentennial Professor of Law, University of Minnesota, USA
ISBN 9780195097887
Published October 2002
Oxford University Press
£28.49
Hate Crimes: Criminal Law and Identity Politics ISBN 9780195140545
Published June 2002
Oxford University Press
£17.99
Hate Crimes: Criminal Law and Identity Politics (eBook) ISBN 9780190286316
Published June 2002
Oxford University Press
£12.91 + £2.58 VAT
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Gun Violence: The Real Costs New ed
Philip J. CookITT/Sanford Professor of Public Policy, Duke University, USA, Jens LudwigAssistant Professor of Public Policy, Georgetown University, USA
ISBN 9780195153842
Published January 2002
Oxford University Press
£29.49
Penal Populism and Public Opinion (eBook)
Julian V. RobertsProfessor of Criminology, University of Ottawa, Canada, Loretta J. StalansAssociate Professor of Criminal Justice, Loyola University, Chicago, USA, David (Senior Research Fellow University of Western Australia Australi Indemaur
ISBN 9780190285777
Published January 2002
Oxford University Press
£46.67 + £9.33 VAT
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Penal Populism and Public Opinion
Julian V. RobertsProfessor of Criminology, University of Ottawa, Canada, Loretta J. StalansAssociate Professor of Criminal Justice, Loyola University, Chicago, USA, David (Senior Research Fellow University of Western Australia Australi Indemaur
ISBN 9780195136234
Published January 2002
Oxford University Press
£65.00
Restorative Justice and Responsive Regulation
John BraithwaiteProfessor of Law, Australian National University, Australia
ISBN 9780195136395
Published December 2001
Oxford University Press
£107.50
Restorative Justice and Responsive Regulation (eBook)
John BraithwaiteProfessor of Law, Australian National University, Australia
ISBN 9780190285814
Published December 2001
Oxford University Press
£23.74 + £4.75 VAT
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Bad Kids ISBN 9780195097870
Published April 1999
Oxford University Press
£56.00
Sentencing Matters New ed ISBN 9780195122930
Published April 1999
Oxford University Press
£64.00
Hate Crimes: Criminal Law and Identity Politics ISBN 9780195114485
Published April 1998
Oxford University Press
£51.00
Responding to Troubled Youth ISBN 9780195098532
Published February 1998
Oxford University Press
£45.49
The Habits of Legality: Criminal Justice and the Rule of Law
Francis A. AllenProfessor of Law and Huber C. Hurst Eminent Scholar, University of Florida, USA
ISBN 9780195100884
Published August 1997
Oxford University Press
£100.00
Incapacitation: Penal Confinement and the Restraint of Crime
Franklin E. ZimringProfessor of Law and Director, Earl Warren Legal Institute, University of California, USA, Gordon HawkinsSenior Fellow, Earl Warren Legal Institute, University of California, Berkeley, USA
ISBN 9780195115833
Published February 1997
Oxford University Press
£25.99