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Author Bell, Emma, 1978-

Title Criminal justice and neoliberalism / Emma Bell
Published Basingstoke ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 252 pages)
Contents pt. 1. The intensification of punishment -- pt. 2. Explaining punitiveness
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"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Criminal justice, Administration of.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0230299504 (electronic bk.)
9780230299504 (electronic bk.)