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John Pratt

John Pratt is Professor of Criminology at the Institute of Criminology, Victoria University of Wellington. He has published extensively on the history and sociology of punishment, including Punishment in a Perfect Society (1992), Governing the Dangerous (1997), Dangerous Offenders: Punishment and Social Order (2000, joint editor), Punishment and Civiliza- tion (2002), Crime, Truth and Justice (2003, joint editor) and The New Punitiveness (2005, co-editor).