Punishment: Theory and Practice
by Mark Tunick
Publisher: University of California Press 1992
Number of pages: 224
What actions should be punished? Should plea-bargaining be allowed? How should sentencing be determined? In this original, penetrating study, Mark Tunick explores not only why society punishes wrongdoing, but also how it implements punishment.
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