A psychological perspective on punishing corporate entities

@inproceedings{Mentovich2014APP,
  title={A psychological perspective on punishing corporate entities},
  author={Avital Mentovich and M. Cerf},
  year={2014}
}
This chapter takes a psychological perspective to examine how individuals make decisions about culpability and punishment of corporations versus people. Drawing on relevant empirical research we make the argument that while corporate crime raises the social need and public demand for retribution and deterrence, it is principally difficult to attribute mental life, character, intention, and hence, culpability to corporate entities. Since the psychology of punishment is more fitting to assess the… Expand
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