Punishment and sentencing : a rational approach

Bagaric, Mirko 2001, Punishment and sentencing : a rational approach, Cavendish, Sydney, N.S.W. ; London, England.


Title Punishment and sentencing : a rational approach
Author(s) Bagaric, Mirko
Publication date 2001
Total pages xxv, 302 p.
Publisher Cavendish
Place of Publication Sydney, N.S.W. ; London, England
Keyword(s) Punishment
Punishment -- Moral and ethical aspects
Punishment -- Philosophy
Law and ethics
Sentences (Criminal procedure)
Criminal justice, Administration of
Notes 1 Introduction 2 Sentencing Law Overview - The Road to Nowhere 3 Theories of Punishment and the Current State of the Debate 4 The Errors of Retributivism 5 In Defence of a Utilitarian Theory of Punishment: Punishing the Innocent and the Compatibility of Utilitarianism and Rights 6 Incapacitation, Deterrence and Rehabilitation: Flawed Ideals or Appropriate Sentencing Goals? 7 Proportionality in Sentencing: Its Justification, Meaning and Role 8 Suspended Sentences and Preventive Sentences: Illusory Evils and Disproportionate Punishments9 New Criminal Sanctions - Inflicting Pain Through the Denial of Employment and Education 10 Double Punishment and Punishing Character - The Unfairness of Prior Convictions 11 Consistency and Fairness in Sentencing - The Splendour of Fixed Penalties
ISBN 9781859416310
1859416314
Language eng
Field of Research 180110 Criminal Law and Procedure
HERDC Research category A1 Books - authored - research
Copyright notice ©2001, Cavendish
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30000379

Document type: Book
Collection: School of Law
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