Table of contents for Understanding justice : an introduction to ideas, perspectives, and controversies in modern penal theory / Barbara A. Hudson.

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Series foreword
Perspectives on punishment

Part one: The goals of punishment: the juridical perspective

Utilitarian approaches
Hybrids, compromises and syntheses
Restorative justice
diversion, compromise or replacement discourse

Part two: Punishment and modernity: the sociological perspective

Punishment and progress
the Durkheimian tradition
The political economy of punishment
Marxist approaches
The disciplined society
Foucault and the analysis of penalty
Understanding contemporary penalty

Part three: Towards justice?

The struggle for justice
critical criminology and critical legal studies
beyond modernity: the fate of justice
Further reading

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Punishment, Criminal law Philosophy