Criminal Justice, Risk and the Revolt against Uncertainty

 
 
Palgrave Macmillan (Verlag)
  • erscheint ca. am 9. April 2020
 
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • IV, 349 Seiten
978-3-030-37947-6 (ISBN)
 
This book examines the impact and implications of the relationship between risk and criminal justice in advanced liberal democracies, in the context of the 'revolt against uncertainty' which has underpinned the rise of populist politics across these societies in recent years. It asks what impact the demands for more certainty and security, and the insistence that national identity be reasserted, will have on criminal law and penal policy. Drawing upon contributions made at a symposium held at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand in November 2018, this edited collection also discusses the way in which risk has come to inform sentencing practices, broader criminal justice processes and the critical issues associated with this. It also examines the growth and making of new 'risky populations' and the harnessing of risk-prevention logics, techniques and mechanisms which have inflated the influence of risk on criminal justice.

1st ed. 2020
  • Englisch
  • Cham
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  • Schweiz
Springer International Publishing
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  • 5 s/w Abbildungen
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  • 5 Illustrations, black and white; IV, 349 p. 5 illus.
  • Höhe: 21 cm
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  • Breite: 14.8 cm
978-3-030-37947-6 (9783030379476)
10.1007/978-3-030-37948-3
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John Pratt is Professor of Criminology at the Institute of Criminology, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. His fields of research are comparative penology and the history and sociology of punishment. He has published in eleven languages and has been invited to lecture at universities in South America, North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. His books include Punishment and Civilization (2002), Penal Populism (2007) and Contrasts in Punishment (2013).

Jordan Anderson is currently completing her PhD in Criminology at the Institute of Criminology at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. Her research focuses on risk and dangerousness in modern society, with particular attention to post-sentence regulation of sex offenders in New Zealand. Jordan's research interests include risk, post-sentence regulation, sentencing, and youth justice.
Chapter I: Introduction by John Pratt and Jordan Anderson
The Dynamics of Risk Assessment and Preventive Justice
Chapter 2: Preventive Algorithms, Risk and Preventive Justice by Bernadette McSherry
Chapter 3: Reflections on Risk Assessment in Community Corrections by David Brown
Chapter 4: Retribution as a Brake on Risk-Driven Criminal Justiceby Hadar Dancig-Rosenberg and Netanel Dagan
Risk and Penal Policy
Chapter 5: Dangerous Neighbours: Risk Control, Community Notification and Sex Offender Releaseby Jordan Anderson
Chapter 6: Joint Enterprise, Hostility and the Construction of Dangerous Belongingby Henrique Carvalho
Chapter 7: Re-examining Risk and Blame in Penal Controversiesby Harry Annison
New Dimensions of Risk
Chapter 8: Against the Odds? Unravelling the Paradoxes of Risk Prevention in Counter Radicalisation Strategyby Gabe Mythen
Chapter 9: Locking-Out Uncertainty: Conflict and Risk in Sydney's Night-Time Economyby Murray Lee, Stephen Tomsen and Phillip Wadds
Chapter 10: Climate Change and Migration: Managing Risks, Developing Hostilitiesby Elizabeth Stanley
Chapter 11: Crime, Pre-Crime and Sub-Crime: Deportation of 'Risky Non-Citizens' as 'Enemy Crimmigration'by Leanne Weber and Rebecca Powell
Living with Risk
Chapter 12: When Risk and Populism Collideby John Pratt
Chapter 13: Thinking About Riskby Elliott Currie
Chapter 14: Millennials and the New Penologyby Jonathan Simon
Epilogue by John Pratt and Jordan Anderson
Index

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