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    The missing level of analysis: the international in the study of state punitiveness

    Xenakis, Sappho (2013) The missing level of analysis: the international in the study of state punitiveness. In: European Society of Criminology Annual Conference, 04th - 07th September 2013, Budapest, Hungary. (Unpublished)

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    Criminological research into state punitiveness has typically focused either on particular local and national environments or on the international comparison of national trends. Whilst both approaches have contributed important insights to the understanding of levels and patterns of punitiveness in various jurisdictions and regions around the world, there has been relatively little appreciation to date of the ways in which the international environment may itself impact upon national-level penal policies and practices. Drawing on theory from International Relations and Sociology, this talk considers how the international as a level of analysis may further criminological understanding of state punitiveness.


    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 03 May 2016 15:06
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 17:23


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