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Community Punishment

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Ian D. BrownleeDepartment of Law, Sheffield Hallam Universitu

ISBN13: 9780582297722
ISBN: 0582297729
Published: March 2000
Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd
Format: Paperback
Price: £55.99



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Reflecting the overcrowding in Britain's prisons and the subsequent increase in non-custodial sentences, this text provides a comprehensive account of the range of non-custodial sentences available and how they work in practice. It introduces students to the key issues and debates surrounding the area and situates them within a legal, criminological and a broader sociological context.;It focuses particularly on Britain, and especially England and Wales and includes comparative data relating to North America and Europe. The book also looks at the implications for change of recent overnment proposals.

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Subjects:
Criminal Law
Contents:
Introduction *Evolving Punishment in the Community *Justifying Community Punishments *The Changing Role of the Probation Service (1): Probation in the Age of Mission and Welfare *The Changing Role of the Probation Service (2): Probation in the Age of the Actuary *Community Penalties *Financial and Nominal Penalties *Evaluating Community Punishments: Do they Work and Are they Fair? *Concluding Remarks: Some Hints for a Journey of Hope *Suggestions for Further Reading *Bibliography *Index