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Theorizing Punishment: Rules and Care in Penal Systems

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Title: Theorizing Punishment: Rules and Care in Penal Systems
Author: Jasie, Lauren
Advisor: Wright, Kathleen
Department: Haverford College. Dept. of Philosophy
Type: Thesis (B.A.)
Running Time: 90793 bytes2306909 bytes
Issue Date: 2008
Abstract: My thesis discusses the motivations for legal punishment in the context of rule-based and care-based theories of justice. I draw on John Rawls, Marilyn Friedman, David Hoekema and others. In the end, I argue for a theory of punishment based on the rehabilitative motivation.
Subject: Justice, Administration of -- United States
Subject: Social justice -- United States
Subject: Prisons -- United States
Subject: Criminals -- Rehabilitation
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