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Published: 22 February 2007

304 Pages

ISBN: 9780199209125

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Rethinking Imprisonment

Richard Lippke

Oxford Monographs on Criminal Law and Justice

  • Combines philosophical arguments, criminological evidence, and legal theory to argue for a normative theory of punishment
  • Analyses retributive justice and crime reduction theories
  • Looks at comparative perspectives on punishment theory and practice in the UK, Europe, and the USA