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The governance of adult defendants with autism through English criminal justice policy and criminal court practice

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Foucault's 'governmentality approach' developed the notion of 'dividing practices' (1991; see Seddon 2007) which recognises that how individuals and groups are categorised determines how they are governed. This thesis draws on critical disability studies and criminological literature on 'doing justice to difference' to develop a disability perspective in criminology, in order to analyse the governance of offenders with autism. It argues that there is descriptive and normative value in proa...

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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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