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In this collection of ten papers by some of the most prominent academic experts in the field maps out what is happening in a specific area of criminal justice policy ranging from prison privatisation to policing and the role of community sentences.
Following the success of the Howard League’s What is Justice? Re-imagining penal policy conference, contributors were invited to submit a paper based on their presentation and to provide pointers about how their research contributes to a re-imagining of penal policy which supports the symposium’s aims, in particular a reduced role for the penal system while maintaining public confidence, fewer victims of crime and safer communities.