Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Punishment book launch

Punishment book launch

The Houses of Parliament

Date: Tuesday, 14 May 2013
Time: 17:00-19:00
Place: Committee Room 3, the Houses of Parliament, London

Punishment is a topic of increasing importance for citizens and policymakers. Why should we punish criminals? What purposes should punishment serve? These questions and many others will be addressed in this roundtable discussion celebrating the launch of Punishment by Thom Brooks. Panel members include:

Lord Parekh FBA (chair), Labour Peer and former Chair of the Commission on the Future of Multi-Ethnic Britain

Frances Crook OBE, Chief Executive of the Howard League for Penal Reform

Baroness Stern CBE, Crossbench Peer and former Director of NACRO 

Thom Brooks, author of Punishment and Reader in Law at Durham University

Attendance is free, but spaces are limited. Please register (subject heading “book launch”) to thom. brooks @durham.ac.uk

Further information about the event is here: http://thombrooks.info/index_files/Page948.htm

Further information about the book is here: http://thombrooks.info/index_files/Punishment.pdf

The Publisher’s website is here: http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415431828/

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