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Sentencing riot-related offending

Abstract:

This article examines public attitudes to the sentencing offences associated with the rioting which took place in England in August 2011. Findings are based on a nationally representative survey of adults. The study uses a randomized split-sample experimental design to compare sentencing preferences for actual offences committed during the riots with preferences for similar offences committed under normal circumstances. The riot sub-sample generally 'sentenced' more severely than the non-riot...

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10.1093/bjc/azs069

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Roberts, JV More by this author
Journal:
British Journal of Criminology
Volume:
53
Issue:
2
Pages:
234-256
Publication date:
2013
DOI:
EISSN:
1464-3529
ISSN:
0007-0955
URN:
uuid:72c40e92-c35f-4ca4-a80c-1c376be47cc0
Source identifiers:
388474
Local pid:
pubs:388474
Language:
English
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