Principled Sentencing [ePub]

by Andrew von Hirsch

This anthology of essays and documents on criminalsentencing in both the American and British legal systems reflects majorcurrent ideas about sentencing theory and policy.The book containsseven chapters, each with an introduction by one of the volume editorsand a bibliography of suggested further readings.The first fourchapters present the theoretical underpinnings and the objectives of fourdistinct conceptions of punishment: rehabilitation, deterrence,incapacitation, and desert theory.The fifth chapter considers ways ofstructuring sentencing discretion. The sixth chapter, on communitypunishments, addresses alternative sentencing options in the form ofnoncustodial penalties.The book concludes with a chapter by the editorsthat places sentencing in a broader social context.

29.06.2017

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