The Cooptation of Fixed Sentencing Reform

David F. Greenberg, Drew Humphries

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    Abstract

    Criticism of indeterminate sentencing was initially advanced as part of a larger radical program to transform American society. Yet recent sentencing reform legislation legitimated by this criticism has taken on a con servative character. This development is documented here, and explained in terms of political and social change over the past decade.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)206-225
    Number of pages20
    JournalCrime & Delinquency
    Volume26
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    StatePublished - Apr 1980

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
    • Law

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