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Alternatives to Imprisonment in England and Wales, Germany and Turkey: A Comparative Study

ISBN13: 9783642173509
Published: February 2011
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Country of Publication: Germany
Format: Hardback
Price: £117.00

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The book focuses on one of the most problematic areas of Turkish penal justice: the overreliance on custodial measures and a corresponding growth in the prison population, and compares Turkey with two major European countries in this respect: England and Wales and Germany. The underlying question throughout the study is the extent to which prison alternatives can be seen as genuine alternatives to immediate custodial sentences.

Criminal Law, Turkey
1. Introduction.- 2 Some Reflections on the History and Development of Alternatives to Prison.- 3 Alternatives to Imprisonment in England: Destined to Fall?.- 4 Alternatives to Imprisonment in Germany: Less is More?.- 5 Alternatives to Imprisonment in Turkey: A "Schattendasein"?.- 6 Summary and Conclusions.- References.