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

Author: Deirdre Golash
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2005
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Golash addresses the value of punishment in contemporary society.

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Case against punishment.
New York : New York University Press, ©2005
(DLC) 2004015007
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Deirdre Golash
ISBN: 0814731589 9780814731581
OCLC Number: 756582167
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 219 p.)
Contents: ContentsAcknowledgments1 An Institution in Search of Moral Grounding2 Does Punishment Do More Good than Harm?3 Preserving the Moral Order4 Retribution and Social Choice5 Punishment as Self-Defense6 Punishment as Communication7 Is Punishment Justi?ed? 8 What if Punishment Is Not Justi?ed?NotesBibliographyIndex About the Author
Responsibility: Deirdre Golash

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"A finely reasoned argument on the ills of punishment. . . . An informative and thought provoking read." -New York Law Journal "A book that can spur good discussion and stimulate critical Read more...

 
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