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Crimes of punishment : America's culture of violence

Author: Theodore L Dorpat
Publisher: New York : Algora Pub., ©2007.
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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dorpat, Theodore L.
Crimes of punishment.
New York : Algora Pub., ©2007
(DLC) 2007008027
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore L Dorpat
OCLC Number: 780512135
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 14 févr. 2012).
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: A psychoanalytic perspective on the effects of punishment --
Punishment and the cycle of violence --
The effects of corporal punishment on children --
Punishments and perils in today's prisons --
Prisons are "factories of crime" --
The scapegoating of prisoners --
The process of criminalization of prisoners --
a relational perspective --
The limitations of prison reform. Arguments for and against the death penalty --
Is there a moral justification for punishment? --
Does incarceration deter the offender from committing further crimes? --
Notes on relationships between religion, nonviolence, and punishment --
Why incarcerate women? --
Emotional abuse --
Social systems of domination and punishment --
The sociopathology of the prison system. Crimes of the poor and crimes of the rich --
a comparison --
A nonviolent approach to communicating and relating to others --
On the effectiveness of nonviolent approaches in groups --
Restorative justice --
a new form of nonpunitive justice social injustice --
Domestic abuse --
a comparison between the retributive justice and restorative justice approaches --
Restorative justice and retributive justice --
a comparison.
Responsibility: Theodore L. Dorpat.


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