volume 17, issue 3, P95-95 1971
DOI: 10.1177/026455057101700313
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Abstract: Written for the Cambridge Institute of Criminology, this is perhaps primarily an academic work.Monsieur Ancel's purpose is to trace the developmental history of the notion of suspension of a definite penalty in several countries but, naturally enough, his interest lies mainly in French and Belgian practice. It is fascinating to look at the national differences over a period of time, in the approacl towards increasing consideration of the personality of the individual offender, when the decision arises as to h…

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