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Published: 27 April 2017

224 Pages


ISBN: 9780198737858

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Shortlisted for the 2018 Hart-SLSA Theory and History Book Prize

The Preventive Turn in Criminal Law

Henrique Carvalho

Oxford Monographs on Criminal Law and Justice

  • Critically analyses the role of punishment and prevention in contemporary liberal societies
  • Demonstrates how recent transformations in criminal law and justice are embedded in the way liberal society and liberal law have been imagined, developed, and conditioned
  • Introduces and explores key issues of debate in contemporary criminal law and criminal justice scholarship, as well as in social and political theory

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