By Gwen Robinson, Fergus McNeill
In Community Punishment: ecu views, the authors position punishment in the neighborhood less than the highlight by means of exploring the origins, evolution and diversifications of supervision in eleven eu jurisdictions. for many humans, punishment within the felony justice approach is synonymous with imprisonment. but, either in Europe and within the united states, the numbers of individuals lower than a few type of penal supervision in the neighborhood some distance exceeds the numbers in legal, and lots of prisoners are published below supervision. Written and edited through best students within the box, this assortment advances the sociology of punishment through illuminating the ignored yet the most important phenomenon of ‘mass supervision’.
As good as placing criminological and penological theories to the try out in an exam in their skill to provide an explanation for the evolution of punishment beyond the prison, and throughout diversified states, the members to this quantity additionally determine the appropriateness of the time period ‘community punishment’ in numerous components of Europe. accomplishing a major exploration of universal issues and modifications within the jurisdictions integrated within the assortment, the authors cross directly to learn how ‘community punishment’ got here into being of their jurisdiction and the way its institutional types and practices were legitimated and re-legitimated based on moving social, cultural and political contexts.
This publication is vital analyzing for lecturers and scholars occupied with the research of either neighborhood punishment and comparative penology, yet can be of serious curiosity to felony justice policymakers, managers and practitioners.