So what does 'and society' mean? Towards the new agendas for sentencing scholarship

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This chapter aims to outline and illustrate some of the fundamental questions which a 'legal-philosophical in context approach' struggles to answer. It seeks to advance the case for a greatwer awareness of the sociology of sentencing and the kinds of insights and new agendas for research and policy it brings.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSentencing & Society
Subtitle of host publicationInternational Perspectives
EditorsCyrus Tata, Neil Hutton
Place of PublicationAldershot, United Kingdom
Number of pages40
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2002


  • sentencing
  • society
  • equality
  • jurisdiction
  • criminal procedure
  • government policy

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