Bell, Emma, 1978-

Criminal justice and neoliberalism [electronic resource] / Emma Bell. - New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. - xiv, 252 p.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

pt. 1. The intensification of punishment -- pt. 2. Explaining punitiveness.

"This book explores the origins of the so-called "punitive turn" in penal policy across Western nations over the past two decades. It demonstrates how the context of neoliberalism has informed penal policy-making and argues that it is ultimately neoliberalism which has led to the recent intensification of punishment"--

Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.

Criminal justice, Administration of.

Electronic books.

HV7419 / .B45 2010


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