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Penal populism in New Zealand

Penal populism in New Zealand This article examines the growth, influence and limits of penal populism in NewZealand. In this country, it argues, there were four crucial factors associated withthis: disenchantment with the existing democratic process; the dynamics of crime andinsecurity in a period of considerable social change; the growth and influence of‘victimization groups’; the emergence of a new kind of penal expertise. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Punishment & Society: The International Journal of Penology SAGE

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SAGE
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Copyright © by SAGE Publications
ISSN
1462-4745
eISSN
1741-3095
DOI
10.1177/1462474505053831
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Abstract

This article examines the growth, influence and limits of penal populism in NewZealand. In this country, it argues, there were four crucial factors associated withthis: disenchantment with the existing democratic process; the dynamics of crime andinsecurity in a period of considerable social change; the growth and influence of‘victimization groups’; the emergence of a new kind of penal expertise.

Journal

Punishment & Society: The International Journal of PenologySAGE

Published: Jul 1, 2005

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