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punishment compared to rehabilitation

Debates the effectiveness of punishment compared to rehabilitation in relation to management of convicted offenders in prison and under community supervision. Formulate the basis of the debate on issues of punishment versus rehabilitation that address the following points: 1) deterrence of crime, 2) impact upon victims and victimsâ?? families, 3) impact upon the offender, 4) social impact upon society, and 5) fiscal impact upon society

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Effectiveness of punishment compared to rehabilitaion
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debates the effectiveness of punishment compared to rehabilitation in relation to management of convicted offenders in prison and under community supervision. Formulate the basis of the debate on issues of punishment versus rehabilitation that address the following points: 1) deterrence of crime,
The Classical Schools of Criminology feels that punishment is used to create deterrence. They feel that punishment is used to deter the criminal from future criminal activities. On the other hand there is an opinion that feel that punishment is a temporary deterrent. There is a feeling that punishing criminals does not prevent them from future crimes. They quote figures that more than sixty percent of criminals that are sentenced have committed crimes in the past. Not only that, several criminal offenders that have been punished commit crimes in future. Even those that are on the death row are known to commit crimes during confinement.
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