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Doing Justice to Prisoners: What Does It Mean?

Rosevear, Wendell
June 4, 2015

Source: (2006) Presented at the 20th International Society for the Reform of Criminal Law Conference, Brisbane, Australia.

The author lists conflicting cultural attitudes about how to treat prisoners. Ultimately, he distills it to a policy of revenge versus a policy of rehabilitation. The author strongly supports the latter policy and uses experiential anecdotes and references to specific programs in probing the emotional aspect of revenge and rehabilitation for prisoners.


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