From Retribution to Public Safety

From Retribution to Public Safety

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39.5 From Retribution to Public Safety

Over the past fifty years, American criminal justice policy has had a nearly singular focus – the relentless pursuit of punishment. Punishment is intuitive, proactive, logical, and simple. But the problem is that despite all of the appeal, logic, and common sense, punishment doesn't work. The majority of crimes committed in the United States are by people who have been through the criminal justice system before, many on multiple occasions.

There are two issues that… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 25, 2017)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 234 pages

File size: 1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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