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Why Punish?: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Punishment

Rob Canton
Format
Book
Published
London : Palgrave, an imprint of Macmillan Publishers Limited, 2017.
Language
English
ISBN
9781137449030, 1137449039, 9781137449023, 1137449020
Contents
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. The origins and meanings of punishment
  • 3. The purposes and effects of punishment
  • 4. Retribution
  • 5. Deterrence
  • 6. Rehabilitation and desistance
  • 7. Incapacitation and risk
  • 8. Restorative justice
  • 9. The limits and perils of punishment
  • 10. Rethinking punishment.
Description
xii, 242 pages : illustration ; 25 cm
Notes
  • "macmillan education."
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-235) and index.
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