Chapter

Introduction

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

in The Structures of the Criminal Law

Published in print December 2011 | ISBN: 9780199644315
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191732249 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644315.003.0001

Series: Criminalization

Introduction

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This chapter introduces the topics discussed in the book, which considers the following issues: the internal structure of criminal law; the place of criminal law within the larger structure of law including the relationships with and between criminal law and other aspects of law; and the relationships between legal structures and social and political structures.

Keywords: criminal law; structure of law; legal structures; social structures; political structures

Chapter.  4344 words. 

Subjects: Criminal Law

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