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The Structures of the Criminal Law

R.A. Duff, Lindsay Farmer, S.E. Marshall, Massimo Renzo, and Victor Tadros


This book is part of a series arising from an interdisciplinary investigation into the issue of criminalization, focussing on the principles and goals that should guide decisions about what kinds of conduct are to be criminalized, and the forms that criminalization should take. This is the second volume in the series and it concerns itself with the structures of criminal law in three different senses. The first examines the internal structure of the criminal law itself and the questions posed by familiar distinctions between which offences are typically analysed. These questions of classificat ... More

Keywords: criminalization, conduct, criminal law, private law, public law, legal structures, social structures, political structures

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199644315
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644315.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

R.A. Duff, editor
Department of Philosophy, University of Stirling

Lindsay Farmer, editor
School of Law, University of Glasgow

S.E. Marshall, editor
Department of Philosophy, University of Stirling