Retributivism: Essays on Theory and Policy

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In Retributivism: Essays on Theory and Policy , Professor Mark D. White and his contributors offer analysis and explanations of new developments in retributivism, the philosophical account of punishment that holds that wrongdoers must be punished as a matter of right, duty, or justice, rather than to serve some general social purpose. The contemporary debate over retributivist punishment has become particularly vibrant in recent years, focusing increasingly on its political and economic as well as its philosophical ...

Retributivism: Essays on Theory and Policy 2011, OUP Us, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780199752232

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