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Punishing criminals

concerning a very old and painful question

by Ernest Van den Haag

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Published by Basic Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Punishment,
    • Criminology,
    • Punishment -- Philosophy,
    • Punishment -- United States,
    • Crime -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementErnest van den Haag.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV8675 .V35
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 283 p. ;
      Number of Pages283
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5185049M
      ISBN 100465067743
      LC Control Number75003758

        'Punishment Without Crime' Highlights The Injustice Of America's Misdemeanor System Former federal public defender Alexandra Natapoff says .   BUY FROM PEN & SWORD BOOKS. C rime and punishment in the Victorian era were harsh. The smallest of offenses for Victorian criminals could see them in prison for months to years. In the years between and , Britain saw an influx of prisons being built, around 90 in total, designed to hold British prisoners on British soil instead of sending them abroad.

      The Five Punishments (Chinese: 五刑; pinyin: wǔ xíng; Cantonese Yale: ńgh yìhng) was the collective name for a series of physical penalties meted out by the legal system of pre-modern dynastic China. Over time, the nature of the Five Punishments varied. Before the time of Western Han dynasty Emperor Han Wendi (r. – BC) they involved tattooing, cutting off the nose, amputation of. Punishment is the imposition of an undesirable or unpleasant outcome upon a group or individual, meted out by an authority —in contexts ranging from child discipline to criminal law—as a response and deterrent to a particular action or behavior that is deemed undesirable or unacceptable. The reasoning may be to condition a child to avoid self-endangerment, to impose social conformity (in.

        A recent decision by the United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit highlights the competing views on determining an appropriate punishment for white-collar criminals. In . Punished examines the difficult lives of these young men, who now face punitive policies in their schools, communities, and a world where they are constantly policed and stigmatized. Rios followed a group of forty delinquent Black and Latino boys for three years.


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Punishing Criminals. In this reasoned book, the author, himself both a Punishing criminals book and social critic, grapples with some difficult questions about crime and punishment and proffers some provocative answers that should be of interest in a time of escalating violence and soaring crime rates/5.

Punishing Criminals is about sentencing theory and policy and the attempt to identify punishments other than imprisonment.

Davies argues for the need to develop more credible and effective community-based intermediate sanctions that have the confidence of the public and the officials in the criminal Cited by: Punishing Criminals: Concerning a Very Old and Painful Question by Ernest Van Den Haag (Author)Cited by: Punishing Criminals Paperback – by Out Of Print (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" — $ $ Punishing criminals book $ 5 Used from $13 Author: Out Of Print. By the end of the book, Barkow seems to have rejected retribution altogether as the proper reason for punishing criminals.

Though she gives lip service to the legitimacy of retribution, she drowns out this concession by her repeated attacks on the public’s allegedly fearful and irrational reactions to crime. Punishment Without Crime provides a terrific new understanding of a flawed criminal system, and it offers a much-needed path toward the fair and just criminal system America deserves.

A necessary book for our times."―Barry Scheck, cofounder of the Innocence Project "Punishment Without Crime is a searing indictment of our petty offense system /5(20).

Criminal punishment is coercive social power in its most brutal domestic form, and thus it is absolutely essential (in order to preserve freedom) that it be administered only under those procedures of due process found in a just Rule of Law. It is an expansion of the discussion of Kant’s theory of punishment in my book Kant: The Cited by: 7.

Crime and Punishment (pre-reform Russian: Преступленіе и наказаніе; post-reform Russian: Преступление и наказание, tr. Prestupléniye i nakazániye, IPA: [prʲɪstʊˈplʲenʲɪje ɪ nəkɐˈzanʲɪje]) is a novel by the Russian author Fyodor was first published in the literary journal The Russian Messenger in twelve monthly Author: Fyodor Dostoevsky.

criminal punishment on moral grounds while at the same time having a criminal justice system that resonates with the very people to protect and serve whom it was created. Failing to do so would undermine the very jus-tifiability of imposing criminal punishment in a liberal democracy.

And. Punishing Criminals Hardcover – December 4, by Out Of Print (Author) See all 8 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Out Of Print.

Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison (French: Surveiller et punir: Naissance de la prison) is a book by the French philosopher Michel is an analysis of the social and theoretical mechanisms behind the changes that occurred in Western penal systems during the modern age based on historical documents from France.

Foucault argues that prison did not become the Author: Michel Foucault. Book Summary Raskolnikov, an impoverished student, conceives of himself as being an extraordinary young man and then formulates a theory whereby the extraordinary men of the world have a right to commit any crime if they have something of worth to offer humanity.

Judges have several tools, besides incarceration, to punish convicted criminal defendants, including probation, fines, restitution, community service, and mandatory attendance at counseling sessions.

Crimes are punished according to the seriousness of the act, and often take into consideration the prior criminal history of the defendant. Those are some of the consequences of a trend in the last thirty-five years to mete out increasingly harsh punishment to convicted criminals.

It used to be that the prison system was at least nominally focused on rehabilitation; now it’s almost purely punishment and retribution.

Erin Kelly. Gibbeting punished criminals even in death and warned the living to toe the line. Captain William Kidd, hanging in a gibbet, early s. (Photo: Public Domain). Punishment makes them cry or look upset, and those tears and that look are reinforcers when parents are angry.

(For most parents, too much damage to the child would be aversive.). This book builds upon previous work in the philosophy of punishment and criminal law to develop a critique of Kantian justice thinking. It casts a new light on recent debates about punishment and the criminal law in a period when traditional thinking has undergone opposition, crisis, and change.

The retributive and ‘orthodox subjectivist’ approaches, which have driven the textbook Author: Alan Norrie. Essentially, Punishing Criminals is an argument against the possibility or desirability of distributive equality and a polemic against those who believe that distributive equality will reduce crime.

The State Is Not A Doctor, And Prisons Aren’t Hospitals. After all, justice is quite simply getting what you deserve. For example, justice requires allowing Muslims to practice their faith, because they deserve religious freedom.

In a similar way, justice requires punishing the criminal, because he deserves punishment. Criminal punishment’s morality rests upon the concepts of retribution, deterrence, incapacitation and rehabilitation. These ideas are employed. Imagine a Hogwarts for criminals and you will very quickly understand the premise of these entertaining and light-hearted books.

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