Cambridge, UK : Intersentia ; Portland, OR : Distribution for the USA and Canada : International Specialized Book Services, c2012.
Book, Conference Proceedings
xiv, 326 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references.
General introduction / Hans Nelen and Jacques Claessen
Whatever happened to the death penalty? / David Garland
The abolition of the death penalty in the Netherlands / Chrisje Brants
The long and peculiar history without the death penalty in Finland / Jukka Kekkonen
Imprisonment as an alternative to the death penalty : historical observations complementary to an emerging discussion / Lydia Bertram
Towards abolition of the death penalty based on international obligations of a state / Diana Merten
Crime and punishment in a populist context / Hans Boutellier
Too readily dismissed? : a victimological perspective on penal populism / Antony Pemberton
A "natural right" to revenge? / Bas van Stokkom
Lay participation in the Dutch criminal procedure will not result in higher public satisfaction / Henk Elffers
Eye to eye with the Dutch anti-social behaviour agenda / Patrick van Calster and Marc Schuilenburg
Sex with a child robot : psychologial, ethical and legal arguments / David Bamps
Crime and punishment : reflections on (capital) punishment from a religious perspective / Jacques Claessen
The South African model of transitional justice : revenge or reconciliation? / Georgi Verbeeck
Criminal records and judicial rehabilitation in the Netherlands / Miranda Boone
Life without parole / Hans Nelen
Working as a prison officer : to be human is to be emotional / Hanne Tournel
Health care in detention in the Netherlands : dilemmas and decisions / Wilma Duijst, Tatjana Naujocks and Jan Vosters
The efficiency of solving criminal conflict through negotiation / Stephanie Verhelst
Recidivism in the Netherlands : Dutch research on the effectiveness of penal interventions / Bouke Wartna, Daphne Alberda and Suzan Verweij.
This book contains a selection of papers that were presented during the multidisciplinary conference 'Beyond the Death Penalty: Reflections on Punishment', organised by the Maastricht Centre for Human Rights. The event marked the 150th anniversary of the 'de facto' abolition of the death penalty in the Netherlands.