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Walsh, Tim
June 4, 2015

Source: (2009) St. Paul: Minnesota Department of Corrections.

Walsh theorizes that punishment does not work to reduce long-term recidivism, but that it has an immediate effect of compliance that can be crucially helpful in creating a window for actual learning. For him, the question is “how, to what degreee, and when to use it, not whether to use it.”


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