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Evangelicalism, Penal Theory and the Politics of Criminal Law: Reform in England, 1808-30


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November 2000

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Following the abolition of the British slave trade in 1807, a group of politicians began to agitate for reform of England's "bloody code" of criminal statutes. This examines the politics and propaganda of criminal law reform from 1808 to the Whig succession to power in 1830.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Mitigating the "Bloody Code": an Introduction
* Raising the Hue and Cry, 1808-1810
* Romilly, Bentham, and Utility
* Evangelicalism and Penal Law Reform
* The Evangelical Approach to Criminal Law Reform
* The Conservative Resistance
* Mobilizing Opinion, 1811-1818
* The Partnership: Mackintosh and Buxton, 1819-1823
* Consolidation, Mitigation, and Conclusions

Portrait

Richard R. Follett

Pressestimmen

'...a comprehensive and eminently readable account of a complex subject...' - Simon Devereaux, Journal of Modern History
EAN: 9780333803882
ISBN: 0333803884
Untertitel: 'Studies in Modern History (Pal'. 2001. Auflage. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2000
Seitenanzahl: 231 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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