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Published: 31 January 2013

320 Pages


ISBN: 9780199656769

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Prevention and the Limits of the Criminal Law

Edited by Andrew Ashworth, Lucia Zedner, and Patrick Tomlin

  • Provides a sophisticated analysis of the state's use of coercion for the purpose of preventing harm
  • Addresses core normative questions raised by preventive measures in and on the borders of the criminal process, criminal law, and punishment
  • Cross-disciplinary approach draws together criminal law, philosophy, and criminology to examine the scope, limits, and principles of preventive justice

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