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Shame Punishment

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Edited by: Thom Brooks

ISBN13: 9781409451228
Published: June 2014
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £210.00

Despatched in 6 to 8 days.

Shame punishment has existed for perhaps as long as people have been punished, and the issue has been revisited in recent years to help improve crime reduction efforts. In this collection, shame punishment is examined from various critical perspectives, including its relation with expressivism, the diversity of shame punishment used today, the link between shame punishment and restorative justice, the relationship between dignity and shame punishment, shame punishment and its use for sex offenders, and critics of shame punishment in its different incarnations. The selected essays are from leading experts and represent the most important contributions to scholarly research in the field.

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Criminal Law

Part I Shame and Expressivism: The expressive function of punishment, Joel Feinberg
Can shaming punishments educate?, Stephen P. Garvey.

Part II Shame Punishment: What do alternative sanctions mean?, Dan M. Kahan
Shaming white-collar criminals: a proposal for reform of the federal sentencing guidelines, Dan M. Kahan and Eric A. Posner
Shame, guilt, and punishment, Rafaele Rodogno.

Part III Restorative Justice and Shame Punishment: Reintegrative shaming, John Braithwaite
Shame and guilt in restorative justice, Raffaele Rodogno.

Part IV Dignity and Shame Punishment: Shaming citizens?, Martha C. Nussbaum
Shame on me, shame on you? Nussbaum on shame punishment, Thom Brooks.

Part V Shame and Sexual Offenders: Examining sex offender community notification laws, Abril R. Bedarf
The use of shame with sexual offenders, Anne-Marie McAlinden.

Part IV Critics: Shame on you: an analysis of modern shame punishment as an alternative to incarceration, Aaron S. Book
Scarlet Letter punishments for juveniles: rehabilitation through humiliation?, Bonnie Mangum Braudway
What's really wrong with shaming sanctions, Dan Kahan
Wrong turns on the road to alternative sanctions: reflections on the future of shaming punishments and restorative justice, Dan Markel
Open justice or open season? Should the media report the names of suspects and defendants?, Michael Bohlander

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