Crimes of Punishment

Crimes of Punishment

America's Culture of Violence

eBook - 2007
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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.
Publisher: New York : Algora Pub., Ă2007
ISBN: 9780875865652
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Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 volume)
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