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  1. Crime, Truth and Justice

    Edited by George Gilligan, John Pratt

    This book is concerned to analyse the production of criminological knowledge, with particular reference to one of the most important institutions in the western world involved in this -the official inquiry. The core focus of this book is thus to investigate the structures and processes of official...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Willan

  2. Contrasts in Punishment

    An explanation of Anglophone excess and Nordic exceptionalism

    By John Pratt, Anna Eriksson

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Why do some modern societies punish their offenders differently to others? Why are some more punitive and others more tolerant in their approach to offending and how can these differences be explained? Based on extensive historical analysis and fieldwork in the penal systems of England, Australia...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Penal Populism

    By John Pratt

    Series: Key Ideas in Criminology

    Expertly drawing on international examples and existing literature, Penal Populism closes a gap in the field of criminology. In this fascinating expose of current crime policy John Pratt examines the role played by penal populism on trends in contemporary penal policy. Penal populism is associated...

    Published November 29th 2006 by Routledge

  4. The New Punitiveness

    Edited by John Pratt, David Brown, Mark Brown, Simon Hallsworth, Wayne Morrison

    Throughout much of the western world more and more people are being sent to prison, one of a number of changes inspired by a 'new punitiveness' in penal and political affairs. This book seeks to understand these developments, bringing together leading authorities in the field to provide a...

    Published January 31st 2005 by Willan

  5. Dangerous Offenders

    Punishment and Social Order

    Edited by Mark Brown, John Pratt

    This highly controversial new book considers how the dangerous offender has become such a figure of collective anxiety for the citizens of rationalised Western societies. The authors consider:* ideas of danger and social threat in historical perspective* legal responses to violent criminals*...

    Published April 5th 2000 by Routledge

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