John Pratt, Anna Eriksson's Contrasts in Punishment: An Explanation of Anglophone Excess PDF

By John Pratt, Anna Eriksson

ISBN-10: 1136217002

ISBN-13: 9781136217005

Why do a little smooth societies punish their offenders another way to others? Why are a few extra punitive and others extra tolerant of their method of offending and the way can those variations be defined? according to huge old research and fieldwork within the penal platforms of britain, Australia and New Zealand at the one hand and Finland, Norway and Sweden at the different, this publication seeks to reply to those questions.

The booklet argues that the penal ameliorations that at the moment exist among those clusters of societies emanate from their early nineteenth-century social preparations, whilst the Anglophone societies have been ruled by means of exclusionary worth platforms that contrasted with the extra inclusionary values of the Nordic nations. the improvement in their penal programmes over this 200 12 months interval, together with the a lot prior dying of the loss of life penalty within the Nordic nations and important adjustments among the respective felony charges and criminal stipulations of the 2 clusters, displays the ongoing impression of those values. certainly, within the early twenty first century those adjustments became much more pronounced.

John Pratt and Anna Eriksson supply a different contribution to this subject of growing to be significance: comparative examine within the heritage and sociology of punishment. This booklet should be of curiosity to these learning criminology, sociology, punishment, felony and penal coverage, in addition to execs operating in prisons or within the region of penal coverage around the six societies that function within the booklet.

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