Alternative alla detenzione tra net widening e need-risk assessment

Author/s Giuseppe Caputo
Publishing Year 2019 Issue 2018/2
Language Italian Pages 15 P. 25-39 File size 168 KB
DOI 10.3280/SISS2018-002003
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The author questions the idea that the emergence in the Italian case of an actuarial approach to the government of criminal justice is a consequence of the crisis of welfarist correctionalism. The socio-legal and administrative practices of distribution of convicted among the various punitive programs, apparently based on recidivism risk assessment, must be considered as a necessity due to the punitive bulimia and an evolution of the welfarist tecniques of standardization and optimal resources’ allocation.

Keywords: Prison; non-custodial measures; recidivism; risk; welfare

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Giuseppe Caputo, Alternative alla detenzione tra net widening e need-risk assessment in "SICUREZZA E SCIENZE SOCIALI" 2/2018, pp 25-39, DOI: 10.3280/SISS2018-002003