Criminal Justice and Neoliberalism

This book explores the origins of the so-called 'punitive turn' in penal policy across Western nations over the past two decades. It demonstrates how the context of neoliberalism has informed penal policy-making and argues that it is ultimately neoliberalism which has led to the recent int...

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Main Author: Bell, Emma
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Palgrave Macmillan UK 2011, 2011
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This book explores the origins of the so-called 'punitive turn' in penal policy across Western nations over the past two decades. It demonstrates how the context of neoliberalism has informed penal policy-making and argues that it is ultimately neoliberalism which has led to the recent intensification of punishment
Physical Description:XIV, 252 p online resource
ISBN:9780230299504