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Published: 27 March 2008

352 Pages


ISBN: 9780199230969

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This publication is part of the Policing Publishing Program

Winner of the British Society of Criminology Prize 2009

When Children Kill Children

Penal Populism and Political Culture

David A. Green

Clarendon Studies in Criminology

  • Tackles penal populism and the media through the lens of two specific and controversial cases in a unique treatment of this subject
  • Takes an empirical, research-based approach
  • Proposes reform strategies for improving the adversarial nature of English political culture, in contrast to the more descriptive approaches of other texts dealing with the topic

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