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Just and Painful: A Case for Corporal Punishment of Criminals, 2nd Edition

Graeme Newman
 
ISBN: 978-0-911577-33-4
$25.00
1995/184 pages
A CriminalJusticePress Project

DESCRIPTION

Substantially revised and extended, Newman takes his argument one further logical step — and treads where no other criminologist has dared to go.

CONTENTS

  • Prologue to Second Edition.
  • PAIN, PUNISHMENT, AND CRIME.
  • Pain: The Forgotten Punishment.
  • On Pain and Punishment.
  • The Psychology of Retribution.
  • The Limits of Pain: Barbaric and Civilzed Punishments.
  • Electric Shock: The Fairest Punishment of All.
  • Splitting Crimes from Criminals.
  • Prisons as Purgatory.
  • Comparing Punishments.
  • Choosing the Punishment.
  • Cruel and Unusual?
  • JUSTSIFYING PAIN.
  • The Moral Superiority of Retribution.
  • Pain is Not Evil.
  • Pain is Not (Necessarily) Torture.
  • Will Corporal Punishment Deter Crime?
  • Turning Bad into Good.
  • CONCLUSION.
  • A Punishment Manifesto.