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Punishment & sentencing

Melissa Bull

Punishment & sentencing

risk, rehabilitation and restitution

by Melissa Bull

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Published by Oxford University Press in South Melbourne, Vic .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Punishment,
  • Sentences (Criminal procedure),
  • Criminals -- Rehabilitation,
  • Alternatives to imprisonment,
  • Restitution

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-254) and index.

    Other titlesPunishment and sentencing
    StatementMelissa Bull.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV8693 .B85 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 267 p. :
    Number of Pages267
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24079799M
    ISBN 109780195561081
    LC Control Number2009675125


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