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NCJ Number: 26777 Find in a Library
Title: PUNISHMENT - LEGISLATION AND PROCEDURE
Author(s): D MARQUAND
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 62
Sponsoring Agency: Sheed and Ward Ltd
London, W1Y 0SA, England
Sale Source: Sheed and Ward Ltd
6 Blenheim Street
London, W1Y 0SA,
United Kingdom
Type: Overview Text
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: THIS BOOKLET BRIEFLY EXAMINES THE HISTORY AND CURRENT OPERATIONS OF THE BRITISH JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM, THE ADULT CORRECTIONAL SYSTEM, AND THE PROBATION SERVICE.
Abstract: THE AUTHOR STATES THAT THERE ARE AT LEAST SIX SOCIAL ATTITUDES TO WARDS THE TREATMENT OF CRIME: EXPIATION, RESTITUTION, RETRIBUTION, DETERRENCE, REFORMATION, AND PREVENTION. THE AUTHOR CONSIDERS SOME OF THE PRACTICES AND POLICIES OF THE BRITISH STATE TOWARDS THE CRIMINAL WITH REGARD TO THESE ATTITUDES, USING THEM AS AN ANALYTICAL DEVICE WITH WHICH TO EXAMINE THE MEANING AND INTENTION OF MANY BRITISH CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACTS AND REPORTS. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)
Index Term(s): Crime prevention measures; Criminal justice overview texts; Deterrence; Great Britain/United Kingdom; Probation; Punishment
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