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The Resource Crimes of punishment : America's culture of violence, Theodore L. Dorpat, (electronic resource)

Crimes of punishment : America's culture of violence, Theodore L. Dorpat, (electronic resource)

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Crimes of punishment : America's culture of violence
Title
Crimes of punishment
Title remainder
America's culture of violence
Statement of responsibility
Theodore L. Dorpat
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Language
eng
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MiAaPQ
Index
index present
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non fiction
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Crimes of punishment : America's culture of violence, Theodore L. Dorpat, (electronic resource)
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Crimes of punishment : America's culture of violence, Theodore L. Dorpat, (electronic resource)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-276) and index
Color
multicolored
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
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xvi, 290 p.
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  • online
  • electronic
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
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