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The Case Against Punishment Retribution, Crime Prevention, and the Law by Deirdre Golash

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Published by NYU Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Penology & punishment,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Law,
  • Criminal Law - General,
  • Criminology,
  • Penology,
  • Punishment

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8045059M
ISBN 100814731848
ISBN 109780814731840

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The case against punishment: retribution, crime prevention, and the law. User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Golash (law, American Univ.; The Bail Reform Act of ) takes the provocative stance that punishment is not only useless but immoral and indefensible, regardless of one's philosophical bent.   The Case Against Punishment by Deirdre Golash, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(10). The Case for Capital Punishment contains an analysis of rarely-considered factors that influence the deterrence of murder and a discussion of the common criticisms of capital punishment. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Author: Alfred B. Heilbrun. The case against punishment: retribution, crime prevention, and the law. [Deirdre Golash] -- "Drawing on both empirical evidence and philosophical literature, this book argues that the harm done by punishing criminal offenders is ultimately morally unjustified.

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