Probation and the tragedy of punishment

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Show simple item record Canton, Robert 2009-03-16T14:40:43Z 2009-03-16T14:40:43Z 2007-07-01
dc.identifier.citation Canton, Robert (2007) Probation and the tragedy of punishment. The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, 46 (3), pp.236-254. en
dc.identifier.issn 1468-2311
dc.description This analytical paper investigates the significance and meaning of ‘probation values’ and challenges the enterprise of generating ‘lists’ of values without sufficient regard to the practices they enjoin or rule out. The conceptual link between values and action is thus reaffirmed. The paper also argues that since punishment tries to give effect to so many different objectives and to express many incompatible attitudes, punishment is always likely to occasion frustration and disappointment. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Blackwells en
dc.subject RAE 2008 en
dc.subject UoA 40 Social Work and Social Policy & Administration en
dc.title Probation and the tragedy of punishment en
dc.type Article en
dc.researchgroup Criminal Justice, Policy and Practice

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