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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Responsibility and Punishment

ISBN13: 9789400707757
Published: January 2014
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Country of Publication: Germany
Format: Hardback
Price: £90.00
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This volume provides discussions of both the concept of responsibility and of punishment, and of both individual and collective responsibility. It provides in-depth Socratic and Kantian bases for a new version of retributivism, and defends that version against the main criticisms that have been raised against retributivism in general. It includes chapters on criminal recidivism and capital punishment, as well as one on forgiveness, apology and punishment that is congruent with the basic precepts of the new retributivism defended therein. Finally, chapters on corporate responsibility and punishment are included, with a closing chapter on holding the U.S. accountable for its most recent invasion and occupation of Iraq. The book is well-focused but also presents the widest ranging set of topics of any book of its kind as it demonstrates how the concepts of responsibility and punishment apply to some of the most important problems of our time.

Criminology, Jurisprudence
1: The Problem of Responsibility
2: The Problem of Punishment
3: The Socratic Roots of Retributivism
4: Foundations of a Kantian Retributivism
5: Assessing Retributivism
6: Retributivism and Recidivism
7: Forgiveness, Apology, and Retributive Punishment
8: Capital Punishment
9: The Problem of Collective Responsibility
10: Corporate Responsibility and Punishment
11: U.S. Responsibility for War Crimes in Iraq
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