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Brooks, Thom (Crime and Punishment free pdf 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 for much debate. Should the state deter offenders through the threat of punishment? What available evidence is there about the effectiveness of deterrence? Is deterrence even possible? This volume brings together the leading work on deterrence from the dominant international figures in the field. Deterrence is examined from various critical perspectives, including its diversity, relation with desert, the relation of deterrence with incapacitation and prevention, the role deterrence has played in debates over the death penalty, and deterrence and corporate crime.

About Dr. Thom Brooks

Thom Brooks is Reader in Law at University of Durham, UK. Paul H. Robinson, John M. Darley, Raymond Paternoster, Thom Brooks, Anthony Ellis, Matthew Haist, Zachary Hoskins, Victor Tadros, Raymond V. Liedka, Anne Morrison Piehl, Bert Useem, John Stuart Mill, Ernest van den Haag, Cass R. Sunstein, Adrian Vermeule, Assaf Hamdani, Alon Klement, Dan M. Kahan, David A. Anderson

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Author : Dr. Thom Brooks
Publisher : Ashgate Publishing Limited
Data Published : 28 May 2014
ISBN : 1409451216
EAN : 9781409451211
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 552 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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