1. Introduction / Marijke Malsch and Marius Duker 2. Total incapacitation of the dangerous offender : criminal policy and legislation in the Federal Republic of Germany / Hans-Jorg Albrecht 3. The risk of the persistent offender and the special security measure / Martin Moerings 5. Post-sentence incapacitation of sex-offenders and the ethics of risk assessment / Bernadette McSherry 6. Incapacitation by pre-trial detention / Lonneke Stevens 7. Part-time incapacitation : probation supervision and electronic monitoring / Peter H. van der Laan 8. Incapacitation : anti-libidinal medication in the treatment of sex-offenders / Jelle A. Troelstra. [et al.] 9. Circles of support and accountability : combining prevention and incapacitation within a communitarian approach for released sex-offenders / Bas Vogelvang and Mechtild Hoing 10. Disqualification from a profession or an office : nature and actual practice / Marijke Malsch. [et al.] 11. The application of administrative law against organized crime : refusing and revoking licenses as incapacitation / Wim Huisman 12. Criminal records as an instrument of incapacitation / Miranda Boone 13. Estimating the effects of imprisonment : intended and unintended consequences of incarceration / Arjan A.J. Blokland and Daniel S. Nagin 14. Incapacitation : trends and new perspectives / Marius Duker and Marijke Malsch.