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Beyond the death penalty : reflections on punishment / edited by Hans Nelen and Jacques Claessen.

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Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Imprint:
Cambridge, UK : Intersentia ; Portland, OR : Distribution for the USA and Canada : International Specialized Book Services, c2012.
Format:
  • Book, Conference Proceedings
  • xiv, 326 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents:
  • 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.
Summary:
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.
Contributor:
Nelen, J. M.
Claessen, Jacques (Jacques A. A. C.)
Series:
Maastricht series in human rights.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781780680606
1780680600

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