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Sentencing in a rational society.

by Nigel Walker

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Published by Basic Books in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 239p. ;
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21456755M
ISBN 100465076858
OCLC/WorldCa137845

12 The Prison in Society: Values and Principles. The transformation of U.S. punishment policy during the rise in incarceration reflected not just deep changes in society, but also a change in thinking. His work challenged many accepted beliefs in the study of criminology, and he had an interest in the rehabilitation of offenders, writing Sentencing in a Rational Society (). He retired in , but continued to teach and write, notably Why Punish? () and Dangerous People ().

Sentencing in a rational society. Walker, Nigel, Book. English. Published London: Allen Lane, Available at Middlesbrough Campus. This item is not reservable because: There are no reservable copies for this title. Please check below for status and location;. Start studying Chapter 2: Classical & Neoclassical Criminology. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. -Has its roots in the Enlightenment and argued that people are rational beings and that crime is the result of the exercise of free will and personal choice -Book by Jack Katz that talks about.

, Sentencing: theory,law and practice / Nigel Walker Butterworths London Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. Nov 07,  · Deterrence or rational choice, which one is the better, or should I say wiser theory to follow when it comes to the criminal justice system and crime prevention. Using extreme capacitation (Deterrence) can be an effective punishment for many in our society, however, there will still be a small portion of our society that will still commit crimes.


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Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Sentencing in a Rational Society (Pelican) This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged.

This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. “The reduction of prohibited conduct must be the main aim of any penal system, but must be tempered by both economic considerations and humanity if the system is to be practicable and tolerable”.

So argued Nigel Walker in his book Sentencing in a Rational Society 50 years ago. James Crabbe FRSA asks how far we have really moved since. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. So argued Nigel Walker in his book Sentencing in a Rational Society 50 years ago.

James Crabbe FRSA asks how far we have really moved since. Discover the world's research. Access to society journal content varies across our titles.

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Mathieson. Walker, Nigel. Sentencing in Rational Society. New York: Basic Books Inc., Publishers, xii, pp. Ex-library with Sentencing in a rational society. book, stamped edges, bookplate on front pastedown page, card pocket on rear pastedown page and location label on spine.

Internally clean. veterans-opex.com: Nigel Walker. By examining the law in relation to elements of the wider criminal justice system, including the prison and probation services, students gain a rounded perspective on the relevant principles and problems of sentencing and criminal veterans-opex.com by: Sentencing in a Rational Society by Walker, Nigel.

NY: Basic Books. Good with no dust jacket; Ex-Library with Markins. Hardbound. pages. tolerable”. So argued Nigel Walker in his book Sentencing in a Rational Society 50 years ago. James Crabbe FRSA asks how far we have really moved veterans-opex.com his influential book published in the British criminologist, Nigel Walker, set out what he believed should be the aims of a.

Obtaining justness for the victims of offense and for society is besides a end of condemnable sentencing. This is frequently r?µf?µrr?µd to utilizing the term requital. The thought behind requital is that penalty is justified when it is d?µs?µrv?µd. Buy Sentencing in a Rational Society illustrated edition by Nigel Walker (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible veterans-opex.com: Nigel Walker. Criminal sentencing for criminal offenses can range from probation and community service to prison and even the death penalty.

The following resources cover the various factors that influence sentencing, "three strikes" sentencing laws, mandatory minimum sentences, state-specific guidelines and more. Criminal Sentencing Basics.

Introduction. Sentencing policies govern the administration of legal sanctions for individuals convicted of a criminal offense. As such, these policies shape a vast array of institutional processes ranging from the likelihood, nature, and duration of imprisonment, to release decisions and the conditions of post-incarceration supervision.

Professor Michael Tonry is the McKnight Presidential Professor of Criminal Law and Policy, director of the Institute on Crime and Public Policy of the University of Minnesota, and a Scientific Member of Germany’s Max Planck Society. Previously he was professor of law and public policy and director of the Institute of Criminology at Cambridge University.

Racial, Ethnic, and Gender Disparities In Federal Sentencing Today A. Examining Group Differences 1. Disparity, Discrimination, and Adverse Impacts Fair sentencing is individualized sentencing. Unwarranted disparity is defined as different treatment of individual offenders who are similar in relevant ways, or similar treatment of individual.

Buy Sentencing in a Rational Society (Pelican) New edition by Nigel Walker (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible veterans-opex.com: Nigel Walker. Sentencing Matters (Studies in Crime and Public Policy) [Michael Tonry] on veterans-opex.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Michael Tonry, an internationally recognized authority on criminology, offers in these pages a comprehensive overview of current researchAuthor: Michael Tonry. The United States Federal Sentencing Guidelines are rules that set out a uniform policy for sentencing individuals and organizations convicted of felonies and serious (Class A) misdemeanors in the United States federal courts system.

The Guidelines do not apply to less serious misdemeanors. Although the Guidelines were initially styled as mandatory, the US Supreme Court's decision in. a); in his book, Madness and the Criminal Law; and in his book (with Michael Tonry), Between Prison and Probation: Inter-mediate Punishments in a Rational Sentencing System.

In The Future of Imprisonment, Morris attempted to reconcile the nu-merous and often conflicting purposes of punishment within a theory.

became increasingly popular during the s and s. Discussion of sentencing and corrections in the 21st century must begin with a review of these changes and their impact on the criminal justice system.

The historical changes in sentencing and corrections policies and practices can be characterized, in part, by the emphasis on different goals. Sentencing Bench Book Purposes of sentencing [] The common law [] Section 3A [] To ensure that the offender is adequately punished for the offence: s 3A(a) [] To prevent crime by deterring the offender and other persons from committing similar offences: s 3A(b) Mental condition and deterrence Arguments about the limited utility of general deterrence.‘A book that brings a sharply focused perspective to the problems of sentencing and criminal justice Ashworth provides a wealth of thoughtful and stimulating insights.

His work is essential reading for anybody, student or practitioner, with an interest in sentencing.’ Source: Review of a previous edition in the Criminal Law ReviewCited by: Rational Choice, Deterrence, Incapacitation and Just Desert In seeking to answer the question, "Why do people engage in deviant and/or criminal acts?", many researchers, as well as the general public, have begun to focus on the element of personal choice.

An understanding of personal choice is.