The case against punishment: retribution, crime prevention, and the law

An institution in search of moral grounding -- Does punishment do more good than harm? -- Preserving the moral code -- Retribution and social choice -- Punishment as self defense -- Punishment as communication -- Is punishment justified? -- What if punishment is not justified?.

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Main Author: Golash, Deirdre (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: New York [u.a.] New York University Press c2005
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Summary:An institution in search of moral grounding -- Does punishment do more good than harm? -- Preserving the moral code -- Retribution and social choice -- Punishment as self defense -- Punishment as communication -- Is punishment justified? -- What if punishment is not justified?.
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-210) and index
Physical Description:IX, 219 S 24 cm
ISBN:0814731589