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Punishment: Theory and Practice

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Punishment: Theory and Practice
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Publisher: University of California Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0520077377
ISBN-13: 9780520077379
Number of pages: 224

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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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