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Sentencing: Theory, Law and Practice 2nd ed

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Nigel WalkerWolfson Professor of Criminology, and Fellow of King's College, Cambridge, Nicola PadfieldLecturer in Law, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge

ISBN13: 9780406063250
ISBN: 0406063257
Published: July 1998
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

A highly respected and authoritative account of sentencing theory, law and practice and the set text on a number of criminal justice courses. Features comprehensive coverage of the sentencing powers and practices of the Crown Court, magistrates' courts and the Court of Appeal""

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Criminal Law
PART I; General; 1. Sentencing procedure and appeals; 2. Information about the offender; 3. The relevance of explanations; 4. Aggravation and mitigation; 5. Discrimination and mercy; 6. Background information; 7. The efficacy of correctives; 8. General deterrence and education; 9. Sentencers' aims
PART II; Imprisonment; 10. Using imprisonment; 11. Imprisonment's wanted and unwanted effects; 12. Administration, location, allocation; 13. Rules, grievances and rights; 14. Getting out
PART III; Non-custodial measures; 15. Diversion and nominal measures; 16. Financial measures; 17. Community penalties; 18. Philosophies and effectiveness of supervision; 19. The control of stigma
PART IV; Special categories; 20. Young adult offenders; 21. Mentally disordered offenders; 22. Dangerous offenders; 23. Traffic offenders; 24. The executive and the judiciary; Index