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Custody or community? Exploring the boundaries of public punitiveness in England and Wales

Abstract:

Determining the factors which make a difference between a custodial sentence and a community penalty is one of the most challenging decisions for sentencers. Little research to date has explored the nature of public reaction to mitigating factors and the circumstances which may justify imposition of a community penalty even though the custodial threshold has been crossed. This article reports findings from a representative survey of the British public. Respondents were asked a series of quest...

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10.1177/1748895811405023

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Law
Sub department:
Centre for Criminology
Role:
Author
Journal:
CRIMINOLOGY and CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Volume:
11
Issue:
2
Pages:
181-197
Publication date:
2011-05-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1748-8966
ISSN:
1748-8958
Source identifiers:
303487
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:303487
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uuid:2474eeed-69ee-477f-aa44-fd105bbccd8c
Local pid:
pubs:303487
Deposit date:
2014-09-15

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