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Published: 16 July 2009

360 Pages


ISBN: 9780199207251

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Chapter 1 Table of Contents

Punishment and Freedom

Alan Brudner

Oxford Monographs on Criminal Law and Justice

  • Presents an original theory of the nature of criminal law, anchored in liberal political theory
  • Advances the understanding of apparent contradictions and paradoxes within the criminal law
  • Offers a major reassessment of the nature and role of the harm principle in criminal law, of interest to liberal political philosophers as well as criminal law theorists

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