Chapter

Introduction: The Boundaries of the Criminal Law

RA Duff, Lindsay Farmer, SE Marshall, Massimo Renzo and Victor Tadros

in The Boundaries of the Criminal Law

Published in print November 2010 | ISBN: 9780199600557
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191729171 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600557.003.0001

Series: Criminalization

Introduction: The Boundaries of the Criminal Law

Show Summary Details

Preview

This volume of chapters is the first published fruit of a four-year project, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, on criminalization. This introductory chapter outlines the aims of the overall project, and indicates how the chapters collected here fit into it. It discusses the question of criminalization, attempts to work towards a normative theory of criminalization, and the boundaries of the criminal law. An overview of the subsequent chapters is also presented.

Keywords: criminalization; normative theory; criminal law; boundaries

Chapter.  13181 words. 

Subjects: Criminal Law

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.