The apology ritual: a philosophical theory of punishment

The problem of punishment and the restorative alternative -- Some retributivist themes -- Responsibility, reactive attitudes and the right to be punished -- Non-retributive dialogue -- The cycle of blame and apology -- Restorative justice and state condemnation of crime -- Institutional blame and ap...

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Main Author: Bennett, Christopher
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, UK [u.a.] Cambridge Univ. Press 2008
Edition:1. publ.
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Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
UB: 48 A 10649
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Summary:The problem of punishment and the restorative alternative -- Some retributivist themes -- Responsibility, reactive attitudes and the right to be punished -- Non-retributive dialogue -- The cycle of blame and apology -- Restorative justice and state condemnation of crime -- Institutional blame and apology -- The apology ritual and its rivals
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:IX, 210 S 24 cm
ISBN:0521880726
9780521880725