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The Penal System: An Introduction (3rd Edition)

Cavadino, Mick; Dignan, James Author

9780761947431: The Penal System: An Introduction (3rd Edition)

Praise for the First Edition:

`A marvelous British text-reference that comprehensively introduces the penal system in England and Wales, not only for students and practitioners, but for all who are increasingly concerned about the morality and the future of penal systems worldwide' - Reference and Research Book News

The Third Edition of this highly successful textbook provides an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the penal system of England and Wales. Now fully revised and updated it includes an examination of the direction of penal policy under New Labour.

The book:

-offers an overview of all aspects of punishment and the penal system

-provides an analyses of the theories which purport to justify and explain the practice of punishment

- critically examines the so-called 'penal crisis' and offers a programme for radical reform

-draws comparisons between the English

penal system and others from around the world.

-now includes a self-study guide, directing the reader to useful websites

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Cavadino, Mick; Dignan, James Author
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ISBN 10: 0761947434 ISBN 13: 9780761947431
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