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Crime and Punishment: Critical Essays in Legal Philosophy: 5-Volume Set

Crime and Punishment: Critical Essays in Legal Philosophy: 5-Volume Set

1st Edition

Thom Brooks
June 24, 2014

Crime and punishment are emotive issues which raise important and challenging questions. Can punishment be justified? If so, then what purpose does it have? Which practices best cohere with this purpose? These and many other questions are addressed by this series of five volumes which bring...

Retribution

Retribution

1st Edition

Thom Brooks
June 12, 2014

Retribution is perhaps the most popular contemporary theory about punishment and has enjoyed enduring appeal as the oldest, even most venerable, penal theory with its strong ancient roots. Retribution is understood in many different ways, but the standard view of retribution is that punishment is...

Sentencing

Sentencing

1st Edition

Thom Brooks
June 12, 2014

Every modern state sentences convicted offenders for their crimes. But what justifies the imprisonment of democratic citizens and how do we determine the severity of sentences? Does the theory of punishment closely connect with its practice? Should we support one purpose for sentencing or multiple...

Shame Punishment

Shame Punishment

1st Edition

Thom Brooks
June 12, 2014

Shame punishment has existed for perhaps as long as people have been punished, and the issue has been revisited in recent years to help improve crime reduction efforts. In this collection, shame punishment is examined from various critical perspectives, including its relation with expressivism, the...

Deterrence

Deterrence

1st Edition

Thom Brooks
May 28, 2014

Deterrence is a theory which claims that punishment is justified through preventing future crimes, and is one of the oldest and most powerful theories about punishment. The argument that punishment ought to secure crime reduction occupies a central place in criminal justice policy and is the site...

Juvenile Offending

Juvenile Offending

1st Edition

Thom Brooks
May 28, 2014

Tackling juvenile offending has become a key part of crime reduction strategies. The articles selected for this volume examine juvenile offending from various critical perspectives and represent the work of the most influential international figures in the field. The issues addressed include: the...

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