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Crime and Justice, Volume 45

Sentencing Policies and Practices in Western Countries: Comparative and Cross-National Perspectives

Crime and Justice, Volume 45

Sentencing Policies and Practices in Western Countries: Comparative and Cross-National Perspectives

Sentencing Policies and Practices in Western Countries: Comparative and Cross-national Perspectives is the forty-fifth addition to the Crime and Justice series. Contributors include Thomas Weigend on criminal sentencing in Germany since 2000; Julian V. Roberts and Andrew Ashworth on the evolution of sentencing policy and practice in England and Wales from 2003 to 2015; Jacqueline Hodgson and Laurène Soubise on understanding the sentencing process in France; Anthony N. Doob and Cheryl Marie Webster on Canadian sentencing policy in the twenty-first century; Arie Freiberg on Australian sentencing policies and practices; Krzysztof Krajewski on sentencing in Poland; Alessandro Corda on Italian policies; Michael Tonry on American sentencing; and Tapio Lappi-Seppälä on penal policy and sentencing in the Nordic countries.

512 pages | 6 x 9 | © 2016

Crime and Justice: A Review of Research

Criminology

Law and Legal Studies: General Legal Studies

Political Science: Public Policy

Table of Contents

Preface
Michael Tonry
 
Differences in National Sentencing Systems and the Differences They Make
Michael Tonry
 
Nordic Sentencing
Tapio Lappi-Seppälä
 
No News Is Good News: Criminal Sentencing in Germany since 2000
Thomas Weigend
 
Sentencing and Penal Policies in Italy, 1985–2015: The Tale of a Troubled Country
Alessandro Corda
 
Sentencing in Poland: Failed Attempts to Reduce Punitiveness
Krzysztof Krajewski
 
Understanding the Sentencing Process in France
Jacqueline Hodgson and Laurène Soubise
 
Belgian Sentencing as a Bifurcated Practice?
Veerle Scheirs, Kristel Beyens, and Sonja Snacken
 
The Evolution of Sentencing Policy and Practice in England and Wales, 2003–2015
Julian V. Roberts and Andrew Ashworth
 
Weathering the Storm? Testing Long-Standing Canadian Sentencing Policy in the Twenty-First Century
Anthony N. Doob and Cheryl Marie Webster
 
The Road Well Traveled in Australia: Ignoring the Past, Condemning the Future
Arie Freiberg
 
Equality and Human Dignity: The Missing Ingredients in American Sentencing
Michael Tonry
 
Index

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