Journals Higher Education



Published: 11 December 2015

288 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198728603

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Dangerous Politics

Risk, Political Vulnerability, and Penal Policy

Harry Annison

Clarendon Studies in Criminology

  • Based on over 60 in-depth interviews with key policymakers to analyse and debate the Imprisonment for Public Protection (IPP) sentence
  • Synthesises criminological theory, legal analysis and political science literature to develop and evolve discussions around risk, populism and penal politics
  • An original and significant contribution to international debates surrounding preventive justice and the growth of indeterminate detention

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