The Paradox of Punishment

@inproceedings{Hamblet2005ThePO,
  title={The Paradox of Punishment},
  author={Wendy C. Hamblet},
  year={2005}
}
Notions of justice and punishment seem inextricably entwined in the oldest conceptual traditions of the West. Changing notions of just state responses to citizen crime can tell us much about the culture and the politics of a given society. Yet, often those notions are radically contradictory, mutually exclusive, and/or counterproductive of the goals they seek, together, to achieve in the society.This paper traces a genealogy of punishment rituals practiced in the United States and maps the… Expand
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