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Author Cornwell, David J., author.

Title Mercy : a restorative philosophy / David J. Cornwell ; with a foreword by Tapio Lappi-Seppälä.

Publication Info. Hook, Hampshire, United Kingdom : Waterside Press, [2014]


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Contents Conceiving Corrections DifferentlyObjections to Bifurcated Penal Policies; Politics and Public Opinion; Reparative Sanctions and Victim-Offender Mediation; Victims of Criminal Justice?; The nature of the debate; The Approach of Cavadino and Dignan (1997); Victim Status: The Need for Caution; The Objections of Andrew Ashworth (1992 and 1993); Victims' Rights: Myth or Reality?; The Victim's Charter 1990 and Onwards; Exploring Victims' Rights; The Unique Status of Victims of Crime; The Nature of Rights; Victims' Rights: A 'First Principle' Approach; Rights and Responsibilities.
Victim Inclusiveness and Stakeholder Status'Fault- Lines' and Fallacies; The Need to Re-Configure Criminal Justice; 'Fault-lines' within Contemporary Criminal Justice Philosophy; Crime Control or Crime Reduction; Traditionalism; Separation of Powers; The Uses of Imprisonment; The Structure of Correctional Services; Fallacies within Contemporary Criminal Justice Philosophy; Retribution versus Restoration; Mercy has no Place within Criminal Justice; Bifurcated Justice as Injustice; Reduced Use of Imprisonment Increases Public Risk.
A Political and Social Consensus for Penal Reform is Impossible to AchieveMercy and Restorative Justice; Why Restorative Justice Remains Problematic; Is a 'Core Philosophy' of Restorative Justice Essential?; Is There a Need to Re-evaluate Restorative Justice and Mercy?; Towards a Re-definition of Mercy; In Conclusion; On a Sad Note; Within this Book; A Personal Reflection; Bibliography; Index; Criminal Justice: A Beginner's Guide; Civilising Criminal Justice: An International Restorative Agenda for Penal Reform; Also by David J Cornwell.
Subject Criminal justice, Administration of -- Great Britain.
Criminals -- Rehabilitation -- Great Britain.
Prisons -- Great Britain.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Criminology.
Criminal justice, Administration of. (OCoLC)fst00883246
Criminals -- Rehabilitation. (OCoLC)fst00883537
Prisons. (OCoLC)fst01077326
Great Britain. (OCoLC)fst01204623
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Lappi-Seppälä, Tapio, author of foreword.
Other Form: Print version: Cornwell, David J. Mercy 1909976016 (OCoLC)882430982
ISBN 9781908162786 (electronic bk.)
1908162783 (electronic bk.)
9781908162779 (electronic bk.)
1908162775 (electronic bk.)
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