Emeritus Professor of Criminology, former Director of the Centre for Criminology, Emeritus Fellow of All Souls College, and Research Associate at the Centre for Criminology
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- previously printed in Festschrift für Heike Jung, 2007reprinted in Luis Arroyo, Paloma Bigling and William A. Schabas (eds.), Towards universal abolition of the death penalty, Valencia: Tirant lo Blanch (2010), 241-264The research on which this report is based was devised and directed by Roger Hood. Fieldwork, the development of a database, and statistical assistance was the responsibility of Florence Seemungal, visiting scholar at the Oxford Centre for Criminology. The report was written Roger Hood.This book reports an empirical study which was commissioned by the Lord Chancellor's Department and jointly devised and directed by Roger Hood and Stephen Shute. The book was jointly written by them, with fieldwork and computing support from Florence Seemungal, research officer at the Oxford Centre for Criminology.ISBN: 1-843920-84-0This book reports an empirical study which was directed by Roger Hood with the fieldwork and statistical analysis being carried out by Martina Feilzer, then a research officer at the Oxford Centre for Criminology. The book was jointly written by Martina Feilzer and Roger Hood.Also published as book chapter in Jurists Uprooted. German Speaking Émigré Lawyers in Twentieth Century BritainA large scale study, based on extensive interviews and observations, of the extent to which ethnic minority and white defendants and witnesses perceived their treatment to have been fair and free of ethnic bias.ISBN: 1 84099 0481Discusses the importance of empirical evidence for criminological theory and criminal policy.ISBN: 1-903240-90-5An empirical study which challenges a number of preconceptions about the risks posed by sex offenders who have been sentenced to long terms of imprisonment, as well as the ability of parole board members to identify those who pose the highest risk of being reconvicted.ISBN: 0-19-925129-0Reviews the extent to which the movement to abolish capital punishment has been successful and discusses some of the influences which have produced a remarkable increase in the number of abolitionist countries in the past two decades.ISBN: 1462-4745(200107)Given as a keynote address at the Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology, 2000An analysis of the factors influencing changes in the parole system of England and Wales and of the unintended consequences of these changes.ISBN: 3-7890-7887-5
Criminology, Death Penalty
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