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    The politics of punishment and the world economy

    Cheliotis, L.K. and Xenakis, Sappho (2012) The politics of punishment and the world economy. In: W. G. Hart Legal Workshop 2012, 26th - 28th June 2012, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London, UK. (Unpublished)

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    Abstract

    This paper seeks to provide a novel theoretical framework for the interpretation of international trends in state and public punitiveness over recent decades. The analysis offers a critique of standard accounts of the political economy of punishment, and calls for an enriched perspective that pays consideration to pressures on state-level policy-making from the global economy, on the one hand, and the domestic psychosocial environment, on the other. To demonstrate the need for such a perspective, the paper goes beyond the Anglophone world to the European periphery.

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    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Law
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 05 May 2016 09:42
    Last Modified: 05 May 2016 09:42
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/15100

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