"Deep, important....What makes this book so compelling is that normative ideals are operationalized in the context of a hard-nosed understanding of both criminal behavior and the working realities of the criminal justice system....The greatest tribute I can pay this book is that it has caused me to rethink my own position on the just deserts idea."--The Law and Politics Book Review
About the Author
Philip Pettit is at Australian National University.
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