The Dark Side of Paradise. Explaining New Zealand's History of High Imprisonment

This paper examines and explains the way in which cultural factors specific to New Zealand have contributed to this country's historically high rate of imprisonment; certainly, when compared to the two jurisdictions it has most in common with Australia, and England and Wales, and, by extension,...

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Main Author: Pratt, John
Format: Electronic/Print Article
Language:English
Published: 2006
In:The British journal of criminology
Year: 2006, Volume: 46, Issue: 4, Pages: 541-560
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Summary:This paper examines and explains the way in which cultural factors specific to New Zealand have contributed to this country's historically high rate of imprisonment; certainly, when compared to the two jurisdictions it has most in common with Australia, and England and Wales, and, by extension, most other Western democratic societies
ISSN:0007-0955