Western European Penal Systems - sanctions for norm...

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1) Western European Penal Systems a) Ruggerio and Sims (1995) i) Bifurcation (1) Very tough punishments for serious offenders; ordinary offenders are treated with  much more leniency ii) Net widening (1) Alternatives to incarceration are not being used on the right population iii) Issues across western European Penal Systems (1) Penal System reinforces gender inequality and gender norms (less opportunity; 
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Unformatted text preview: sanctions for norm violating behavior) (2) Corporate crime is not nearly as prosecuted as run of the mill crime (3) The expansion of penal systems is neither inevitable nor a natural event (Germany, Scandinavia) (4) Prison Suicide...
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This note was uploaded on 06/09/2011 for the course CRIMINAL J na taught by Professor Na during the Spring '11 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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