Alternatives to Imprisonment in England and Wales, Germany and Turkey
A Comparative Study
2011, XV, 282 p.
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Provides a thorough examination of the sentencing system with regard to non-custodial sanctions of the jurisdictions of England and Wales, Germany and Turkey
Presents a detailed analysis of historical and contemporary developments in relation to non-custodial sentencing Statistical analysis and an examination of a wide range of empirical studies
The book focuses on one of the most problematic areas of Turkish penal justice: the overreliance on custodial measures and a corresponding growth in the prison population, and compares Turkey with two major European countries in this respect: England and Wales and Germany. The underlying question throughout the study is the extent to which prison alternatives can be seen as genuine alternatives to immediate custodial sentences.
Content Level »Graduate
Keywords »Alternatives to imprisonment - Community service - German penal system - Suspended sentence - Turkish penal system