Sentencing policies and practices in Western countries: comparative and cross-national perspectives

"Sentencing Policies and Practices in Western Countries: Comparative and Cross-national Perspectives is the forty-fifth addition to the Crime and Justice series. Contributors include Thomas Weigend on criminal sentencing in Germany since 2000; Julian V. Roberts and Andrew Ashworth on the evolut...

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Published in:Crime and justice
Other Authors: Tonry, Michael H. (Editor)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Chicago London University of Chicago Press [2016]
In:Crime and justice
Online Access: Inhaltsverzeichnis (Verlag)
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Summary:"Sentencing Policies and Practices in Western Countries: Comparative and Cross-national Perspectives is the forty-fifth addition to the Crime and Justice series. Contributors include Thomas Weigend on criminal sentencing in Germany since 2000; Julian V. Roberts and Andrew Ashworth on the evolution of sentencing policy and practice in England and Wales from 2003 to 2015; Jacqueline Hodgson and Laurène Soubise on understanding the sentencing process in France; Anthony N. Doob and Cheryl Marie Webster on Canadian sentencing policy in the twenty-first century; Arie Freiberg on Australian sentencing policies and practices; Krzysztof Krajewski on sentencing in Poland; Alessandro Corda on Italian policies; Michael Tonry on American sentencing; and Tapio Lappi-Seppälä on penal policy and sentencing in the Nordic countries" --
Differences in national sentencing systems and the differences they make / Michael Tonry -- Nordic sentencing / Tapio Lappi-Seppala -- No news is good news : criminal sentencing in Germany since 2000 / Thomas Weigand -- Sentencing and penal policies in Italy, 1985-2015 : the tale of a troubled country / Alessandro Corda -- Sentencing in Poland : failed attempts to reduce punitiveness / Krzysztof Krajewski -- Understanding the sentencing process in France / Jacqueline Hodgson and Laurene Soubise -- Belgian sentencing as a bifurcated practice / Veerle Scheirs, Kristel Beyens, and Sonja Snacken -- The evolution of sentencing policy and practice in England and Wales, 2003-2015 -- Weathering the storm? Testing the long-standing Canadian sentencing policy in the twenty-first century / Anthony N. Doob and Cheryl Marie Webster -- The road well traveled in Australia : ignoring the past, condemning the future / Arie Freiberg -- Equality and human dignity : the missing ingredients in American sentencing / Michael Tonry
Item Description:Includes also one essay on Australian sentencing policies and practices
Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:ix, 508 Seiten Illustrationen 24 cm
ISBN:9780226440774
9780226337579
9780226440804