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Weighing Relative and Absolute Proportionality in Punishment

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Weighing Relative and Absolute Proportionality in Punishment. / Duus-Otterström, Göran.

Of One-Eyed and Toothless Miscreants: Making the Punishment Fit the Crime?. red. / Michael Tonry. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2019. s. 30-50 (Studies in Crime and Public Policy).

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Harvard

Duus-Otterström, G 2019, Weighing Relative and Absolute Proportionality in Punishment. i M Tonry (red.), Of One-Eyed and Toothless Miscreants: Making the Punishment Fit the Crime?. Oxford University Press, Oxford, Studies in Crime and Public Policy, s. 30-50. https://doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780190070595.003.0002

APA

Duus-Otterström, G. (2019). Weighing Relative and Absolute Proportionality in Punishment. I M. Tonry (red.), Of One-Eyed and Toothless Miscreants: Making the Punishment Fit the Crime? (s. 30-50). Oxford University Press. Studies in Crime and Public Policy https://doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780190070595.003.0002

CBE

Duus-Otterström G. 2019. Weighing Relative and Absolute Proportionality in Punishment. Tonry M, red. I Of One-Eyed and Toothless Miscreants: Making the Punishment Fit the Crime?. Oxford: Oxford University Press. s. 30-50. (Studies in Crime and Public Policy). https://doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780190070595.003.0002

MLA

Duus-Otterström, Göran "Weighing Relative and Absolute Proportionality in Punishment". Tonry, Michael (redaktører). Of One-Eyed and Toothless Miscreants: Making the Punishment Fit the Crime?. Kapitel 2, Oxford: Oxford University Press. (Studies in Crime and Public Policy). 2019, 30-50. https://doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780190070595.003.0002

Vancouver

Duus-Otterström G. Weighing Relative and Absolute Proportionality in Punishment. I Tonry M, red., Of One-Eyed and Toothless Miscreants: Making the Punishment Fit the Crime?. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2019. s. 30-50. (Studies in Crime and Public Policy). doi: 10.1093/oso/9780190070595.003.0002

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Duus-Otterström, Göran. / Weighing Relative and Absolute Proportionality in Punishment. Of One-Eyed and Toothless Miscreants: Making the Punishment Fit the Crime?. red. / Michael Tonry. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2019. s. 30-50 (Studies in Crime and Public Policy).

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