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International Journal of Punishment & Sentencing, The
The International Journal of Punishment and Sentencing provides an interdisciplinary forum for scholarship on contentious and emerging issues and developments in punishment and sentencing in all jurisdictions. A wide ranging journal published quarterly, the International Journal of Punishment and Sentencing will publish articles dealing with:
- Theories of Punishment. Are societies justified in punishing wrongdoers? If so, why?
- Crime control, and in particular the type of punitive measures that are most effective in reducing crime
- The rationales for sentencing. What are the aims of a properly focused sentencing regime?
- The efficiency of punishment to achieve traditional sentencing objectives, such as deterrence, rehabilitation and incapacitation
- The merits of fixed penalties as compared to discretionary sentencing
- New forms of punishment and crime control
- Achieving proportionality between the crime and punishment
- Race and crime
- The relevance of aggravating and mitigating considerations
- Model sentencing systems
- Public opinion and sentencing
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Name of Publisher: Sandstone Academic Press
Place of Publication: South Yarra, Vic.
Resource Type: Journal
Publication Year: 2005-2011
Publication Frequency: Three times a year
Coverage: Volume 1, Issue 1 (2005) - Volume 7, Issue 3 (2011) (Comprehensive)
Subject Covered: Civil procedure & courts; Criminology & criminal justice
Copyright: © Sandstone Academic Press