The Resource Understanding justice : an introduction to ideas, perspectives and controversies in modern penal theory, Barbara A. Hudson

Understanding justice : an introduction to ideas, perspectives and controversies in modern penal theory, Barbara A. Hudson

Label
Understanding justice : an introduction to ideas, perspectives and controversies in modern penal theory
Title
Understanding justice
Title remainder
an introduction to ideas, perspectives and controversies in modern penal theory
Statement of responsibility
Barbara A. Hudson
Title variation
Introduction to ideas, perspectives, and controversies in modern penal theory
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Understanding Justice has been designed for students from a range of disciplines and is suitable for a variety of crime-related courses in sociology, social policy, law and social work. It will also be useful to professionals in criminal justice agencies and to all those interested in understanding the issues behind public and political debates on punishment."--BOOK JACKET
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
364.6/01
Index
index present
LC call number
K5103
LC item number
.H83 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
  • Crime and justice
  • Crime and justice
Label
Understanding justice : an introduction to ideas, perspectives and controversies in modern penal theory, Barbara A. Hudson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [195]-211) and index
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Contents
1. Perspectives on punishment -- Pt. 1. The goals of punishment: the juridical perspective -- 2. Utilitarian approaches -- 3. Retribution -- 4. Hybrids, compromises and syntheses -- 5. Restorative justice: diversion, compromise or replacement discourse -- Pt. 2. Punishment and modernity: the sociological perspective -- 6. Punishment and progress: the Durkheimian tradition -- 7. The political economy of punishment: Marxist approaches -- 8. The disciplined society: Foucault and the analysis of penality -- 9. Understanding contemporary penality -- Pt. 3. Towards justice? -- 10. The struggle for justice: critical criminology and critical legal studies -- Postscript: Beyond modernity: the fate of justice
Control code
000023829559
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
2nd ed
Extent
ix, 218 p.
Isbn
9780335210374
Lccn
2002030371
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.b20269353
System control number
  • 23829559sr
  • (OCoLC)50334053

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