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Book review: Punishment

Clift, Hamish (2013) Book review: Punishment. LSE Review of Books (12 Mar 2013). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Punishment is a topic of increasing importance for citizens and policymakers. Why should we punish criminals? Is the death penalty ever justified? Thom Brooks aims to address such questions in this critical introduction to the philosophy of punishment. Examining case studies including capital punishment, juvenile offending, and domestic abuse in detail, this is an accessible and engaging summary of the key theories of punishment, finds Hamish Clift.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2013 LSE Review of Books
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
K Law > K Law (General)
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2013 11:47
Last Modified: 20 Sep 2013 11:47
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/52814

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