How Much Does Imprisonment Protect the Community Through Incapacitation?

Date of Publication: 
30 June 2012

How Much Does Imprisonment Protect the Community Through Incapacitation reviews criminological research on the extent to which imprisonment protects the community and examines the role of community protection as one of the purposes of sentencing in Victoria, focusing on the use of imprisonment as a means of incapacitation.

Authored by Donald Ritchie for the Sentencing Advisory Council
Published by the Sentencing Advisory Council
© Copyright State of Victoria, Sentencing Advisory Council, 2012