The Resource Crimes of punishment : America's culture of violence, Theodore L. Dorpat

Crimes of punishment : America's culture of violence, Theodore L. Dorpat

Label
Crimes of punishment : America's culture of violence
Title
Crimes of punishment
Title remainder
America's culture of violence
Statement of responsibility
Theodore L. Dorpat
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This groundbreaking book by an award-winning psychoanalyst and forensic psychiatrist presents a comprehensive exploration of a timely but often taboo topic: the failure of punishment to deter crime and violence, an issue that affects us both individually and as a culture. Written at the culmination of the author s fifty-year career as a psychoanalyst, forensic psychologist and scholar, this wide-ranging work identifies the origins of violence and investigates the surprising consequences of punishment from a multitude of perspectives. In his treatment of the topic, Dr. Dorpat utilizes scienti
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
364.973
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6080
LC item number
.D64 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Crimes of punishment : America's culture of violence, Theodore L. Dorpat
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A psychoanalytic perspective on the effects of punishment -- Punishment and the cycle of violence -- The effects of corporal punishment on children -- Punishments and perils in today's prisons -- Prisons are "factories of crime" -- The scapegoating of prisoners -- The process of criminalization of prisoners--a relational perspective -- The limitations of prison reform
  • Arguments for and against the death penalty -- Is there a moral justification for punishment? -- Does incarceration deter the offender from committing further crimes? -- Notes on relationships between religion, nonviolence, and punishment -- Why incarcerate women? -- Emotional abuse -- Social systems of domination and punishment -- The sociopathology of the prison system
  • Crimes of the poor and crimes of the rich--a comparison -- A nonviolent approach to communicating and relating to others -- On the effectiveness of nonviolent approaches in groups -- Restorative justice--a new form of nonpunitive justice social injustice -- Domestic abuse--a comparison between the retributive justice and restorative justice approaches -- Restorative justice and retributive justice--a comparison
Control code
ocn156907915
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 volume)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281398321
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b24706826
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)156907915
  • pebcs0875865631

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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