Penal Policy and Social Justice

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Macmillan, 1993 - Corrections - 222 pages
Examines the recent developments in penal policy, and asks whether they will make for more "justice". Drawing on international evidence the author asks whether making the punishment fit the crime can lessen the excessive penalization of the poor, the mentally disordered and racial minorities.

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Contents

Developments in Penal Policy during the 1980s
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Penal Policy and Social Structure
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Penal Policy and Social Policy
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