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Published: 27 March 2008

352 Pages


ISBN: 9780199230969

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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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