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Goals Of Corrections
An analysis of the five goals of corrections and their application.
# 97902 | 2,034 words | 14 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Sep 04, 2007 in Psychology (Theory) , Criminology (Criminal Justice and Corrections)


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Description:

This paper analyzes the five goals of corrections which are retribution, deterrence, rehabilitation, incapacitation and restoration. It discusses the history, philosophy, development and empirical validity of each goal. The paper then concludes with a statement of recommendation as to the preferred corrections theory stating why that is the theory thought superior to the other corrections theories. Finally, it discusses which should serve to guide corrections in the future.

Table of Contents:
Objective
Introduction
Retribution
Deterrence
Rehabilitation
Incapacitation
Restoration
Summary
Recommendations For Future Corrections

Sample of Sources Used:

  • A Complexity of the Social Contract (2001) Prisoner Life Online available at: http://www.prisonerlife.com/s_writings6.cfm. Retrieved -03-06-07.
  • Ending the Culture of Street Crime: LIFERS Public Safety Engineering Committee of the State Correctional Institution and Graterford, Pennsylvania. Online available at: http://www.worldcriminology2005.org/streetculture.pdf. . Retrieved -03-06-07.
  • Erikson, Kai. Wayward Puritans. New York: John Wiley, 1966.
  • Foucault, Michel. Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison. New York: Pantheon, 1977.
  • Garland, David. Punishment and Modern Society: A Study in Social Theory. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1990.

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