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Title: The prisoner's right to vote and civic responsibility: Reaffirming the social contract?
Authors: Easton, S
Keywords: Citizenship
Prisoner disenfranchisement
Punishment
Social contract
Voting rights
Publication Date: 2009
Publisher: Sage Publications
Citation: Probation Journal, 56(3): 224 - 237, 2009
Abstract: This article considers the issue of the prisoner’s right to vote in the light of recent developments in law and policy. It critically reviews the purported justifications for disenfranchisement and argues that re-enfranchisement should be pursued on the grounds of both principle and policy.
Description: Copyright © 2009 NAPO
URI: http://prb.sagepub.com/content/56/3/224
http://bura.brunel.ac.uk/handle/2438/5797
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0264550509337455
ISSN: 0264-5505
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