Why Punish How Much

Author: Michael H. Tonry
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 019532885X
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This volume includes an accessible introduction that chronicles the development of punishment systems and theorizing over the course of the last two centuries. Why Punish?

The Oxford Handbook Of Crime And Public Policy

Author: Michael Tonry
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199844658
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This handbook offers a comprehensive examination of crimes as public policy subjects to provide an authoritative overview of current knowledge about the nature, scale, and effects of diverse forms of criminal behaviour and of efforts to ...

Foundational Texts In Modern Criminal Law

Author: Markus D Dubber
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191654620
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As far as they are identical with text from the 13th edn, I relied on the translation
excerpts from the 13th edn available on the Foundational Texts companion
website: <http://www.oup.com/uk/law/foundationaltexts>. Otherwise, I have
translated myself. 29 J Bentham, An Introduction to the principles of morals and
legislation (1789) reprinted in M Tonry (ed), Why Punish? How Much? A Reader
on Punishment (2011) 51. In the 13th edn of Feuerbach's Textbook, there is a
reference to ...

The Meaning And Nature Of Punishment

Author: David Shichor
Publisher: Waveland Press
ISBN: 1478610212
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There are conflicting theories and opinions about the laws, rules, and customs that regulate everyday life and about how to deal with those who violate accepted standards.

Reward And Punishment In Social Dilemmas

Author: Paul A.M. Van Lange
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199300763
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The chapters in this book, the first in a series on human cooperation, explore the workings of reward and punishment, how they should be organized, and their functions in society, thereby providing a synthesis of the psychology, economics, ...

Fundamentals Of Sentencing Theory

Author: Andrew Ashworth
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0198262566
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Introduction The questions 'why punish?' and 'how much?' are located within
political and social theories for which the relationship between the State and the
criminal offender is the defining concern.1 We ask in what circumstances the
imposition of punishment on the offender by the State can be justified at all and,
where it can, what limitations should be placed upon the form and duration of that
punishment. Here the focus is upon what may be termed the 'State-offender axis'.

Beyond Retribution

Author: Christopher D. Marshall
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
ISBN: 9780802847973
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Or should he be regarded as none of these things, but simply as an example
through which it can be demonstrated to other men that anti-social conduct does
not pay?"3 The Debate over Criminal Punishment There has been a long-
standing debate among legal and social philosophers over both the purpose of
punishment — Why do we punish? What are our goals in administering
punishment? — and its moral justification: What entitles us to punish? How much
should we punish?

Liberal Rights And Responsibilities

Author: Christopher Heath Wellman
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199982198
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Among the many important questions concerning the morality of punishment are:
Why do we want to punish?Why maywe permissibly punish? Whom maywe
punish? How much may we punish? and Who may punish? The second of these
questions—Why may we permissibly punish?—has attracted the lion's share of
scholarly attention, and it will be my principal focus in this essay. In my view, the
traditional approaches to punishment help explain why we may want to punish,
but none ...

The Evil Tendencies Of Corporal Punishment

Author: Lyman Cobb
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3. I have seen boys stand and be whipped with a rod or ratan, or beaten on the
hand with a ferula, very severely, without betraying, in their countenances, the
least apparent emotion of pain, when they toere suffering great pain, because
they were determined to play the hero, and not let the " other children think them
babies " ! ! ' 4. They thus require, oftentimes, twice as much whipping to make
them yield as they would IN PRIVATE* 5. As a matter of humanity, then, no child
should ever ...

Criminology And Political Theory

Author: Anthony Amatrudo
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412930499
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2 Most of the writing on punishment usually raises political and philosophical
questions regarding its basis, i.e. desert, although this writing is not usually
directed to the underlying political and philosophical basis of punishment, but
only to ... The two issues of 'why punish?' and 'how much?' are obviously linked,
and recent scholarship on the basis of judicial sentencing has given perhaps the
best accounts of how such considerations play out in the real world.
Proportionality is ...