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Published: 13 November 2018

304 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198744290

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The Dual Penal State

The Crisis of Criminal Law in Comparative-Historical Perspective

Markus D. Dubber

  • An incisive account of the two sides of the criminal justice regime: principled punishment and punitive discipline
  • Explores the 'dual state' dilemma of meting out criminal justice in liberal polities
  • Analyses the prima facie illegality of state penal violence and the continuing failure of liberal criminal law theory adequately to address this