Oxford [UK] : Oxford University Press, 
vii, 262 pages ; 25 cm.
Studies in penal theory and philosophy.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction : exploring the normative significance of public opinion for state punishment / Jesper Ryberg & Julian V. Roberts Penal theory, moral intuitions, and public opinion / Jesper Ryberg Proportionality theory and popular opinion / Matt Matravers The proper role of community in determining criminal liability and punishment / Paul H. Robinson Proportionality in sentencing : the need to factor in community experience, not public opinion / Mirko Bagaric Penal theory and popular opinion : the deficiencies of direct engagement / Jan W. de Keijser Why should we care what the public thinks? A critical assessment of the claims of popular punishment / Frej K. Thomsen Public opinion and democratic control of sentencing policy / Christopher Bennett Criminal prosecutors : experts or elected officials? / Richard L. Lippke Stakeholder sentencing / Thom Brooks Repellent institutions and the absentee public : grounding opinion in responsibility for punishment / Albert W. Dzur Clarifying the significance of public opinion for sentencing policy and practice / Julian V. Roberts.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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