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Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor .
Written in English


  • Punishment in crime deterrence,
  • Criminal law

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Includes bibliographical references.

StatementWith a foreword by Norval Morris.
LC ClassificationsHV8693 .A5
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 189 p.
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5441164M
ISBN 10047208013X
LC Control Number73090883

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As a concept, deterrence has launched a thousand books and articles. It has dominated Western strategic thinking for more than four decades. In this important and groundbreaking new book, Lawrence Freedman develops a distinctive approach to the evaluation of deterrence as both a state of mind and a strategic option. This approach is applied to post-cold war crisis management, and the utility. Deterrence theory says that people will obey the law if the punishment is swift, certain and severe. It has been used to explain why a higher certainty of getting caught reduces the incidences of. deterrence is the only major pragmatic argument on the pro-death penalty side.1 The purpose of this paper is to survey and evaluate the evidence for deterrence. We must define the question correctly. We are not asking whether the threat of punishment, in general, deters crime, nor whether there should be heavy penalties for Size: 26KB. Deterrence in the Twenty-First Century ABSTRACT The evidence in support of the deterrent effect of the certainty of punish-ment is far more consistent than that for the severity of punishment. However, the evidence in support of certainty’s effect pertains almost ex-clusively to apprehension probability. Consequently, the more precise.

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