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Critical Junctures and Path Dependence in Sentencing Policy: A Case Study1.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Sociological Forum. Sep2022, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p766-788. 23p. 2 Charts, 3 Graphs.

Abstract:This paper presents a case study of sentencing policy in the adjoining, and demographically and culturally similar, states of Minnesota and Wisconsin. Using administrative data, together with historical and legal analyses of sentencing policy in each s...

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The role of storylines in penal policy change.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Punishment & Society. Jul2022, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p387-409. 23p.

Abstract:Bringing policy reform to fruition is an enterprise fraught with difficulty; penal policy is no different. This paper argues that the concept of 'storylines', developed within policy studies, is capable of generating valuable insights into the internal...

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The Keepers and the Kept: Social Work and Criminalized Women, an Historical Review.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Progressive Human Services. May-Aug2022, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p151-175. 25p.

Abstract:Current trends in women's criminalization reflect historical patterns of racism, gender conformity, and enforcing normality. This paper traces key shifts in policy and discourse on women's punishment in the United States from the mid 19th century to co...

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Defending the Domestic Abuse Victim/Defendant: Why the Prison Reform Trust's Campaign to Introduce Defences for Offending Driven by Domestic Abuse Is Important.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Prison Journal. Mar2022, Vol. 102 Issue 2, p154-171. 18p.

Abstract:This article explores the vulnerability of many UK female offenders and their experiences of domestic abuse that drives their criminality. Now that coercive control by domestic partners is more widely understood, criminal defences should take into acco...

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Co-production and Criminal Justice

Co-production and Criminal Justice

Publication Type:eBook

Abstract:This book explores practical examples of co-production in criminal justice research and practice. Through a series of seven case studies, the authors examine what people do when they co-produce knowledge in criminal justice contexts: in prisons and you...

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Перспективные направления в деятельности уголовно-исполнитель- ной системы Российской Федерации (новое, хорошо забытое старое...)

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Gaps in Russian Legislation. 2022, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p63-68. 6p.

Abstract:Уголовно-исполнительная система Российской Федерации является системой государственных учреждений и органов, на которые возложены функции по исполнению различных видов наказаний. Данная система обладает рядом особенностей, которые необходимо учитывать ...

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'It was supposed to be fair here': Human rights and recourse mechanisms in the Dominican Republic's prison reform process.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Jan-Mar2022, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p91-109. 19p. 1 Chart.

Abstract:This article analyzes prisoners' accounts of human rights violations and protections in two types of prisons in the Dominican Republic: "new" prisons that uphold goals of rights and rehabilitation and "old" prisons that mostly warehouse people. This mi...

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A Foucauldian Reading of Timberlake Wertenbaker's Our Country's Good in a Socio-Political Context.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Gaziantep University Journal of Social Sciences. 2022, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p191-203. 13p.

Abstract:İngiliz edebiyatının önde gelen kadın oyun yazarlarından biri olan Timberlake Wertenbaker, Our Country's Good (1988) [Ülkemizin İyiliği] adlı oyununda hem savaş sonrası İngiltere'ye yönelik bir eleştiri hem de tiyatronun iyileştirici işlevi hakkında bi...

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Cosmic Consciousness.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Monist. Jan2022, Vol. 105 Issue 1, p43-57. 15p.

Abstract:The phrase "cosmic consciousness" has a surprising and fascinating history. I will show how it first enters into circulation in the writings of the remarkable Englishman Edward Carpenter (1844–1929), a socialist, philosopher, and prescient activist for...

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