Correctional Renewal Without the Frills: the Politics of "Get Tough" Punishment in Ontario

Correctional Renewal Without the Frills: the Politics of "Get Tough" Punishment in Ontario

A chapter in J. Hermer and J.Mosher, eds., Disorderly People: Law and the Politics of Exclusion in Ontario. Joe Hermer and Janet Masher have compiled seven of the presentations from a one-day conference held in April 2000 at the University of Toronto, devoted to discussing the social and legal consequences of Ontario's Safe Streets Act, into a small but exceptionally provocative collection. Hermer and Mosher contend that although the Safe Streets Act remains one of the more visible manifestations of the Ontario government's neo-conservative agenda that assists in excluding groups from the political and geographical landscape, this particular ...(abstract from http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_go2445/is_200303/ai_n7526088). Book orderable from Amazon at http://www.amazon.ca/Disorderly-people-Law-politics-exclusion/dp/1552660....

PUBLICATION DATE: 2002
LOCATION: Halifax