…Punishment for Humility is swift at the hands of Baron Samedi, the voodoo god of Death. And when cane fires later destroy two neighbouring plantations, Humility is offered as a sacrifice to appease Papa Zaca, the god of the fields...
…Regression to the Mean: Punishment in the Netherlands
Miranda Boone, René Swaaningen
3. Punishment in Sweden: A Changing Penal Landscape
Hanns Hofer, Henrik Tham
4. Punishment as Politics: The Penal System in England and Wales
…Caught in a shameful act by a teacher who favours harsh discipline, she is surprised when her punishment spills over into unnatural love. The Headmistress and her depraved Chairman of Governors find out about this, though, and chastise her with lustful zeal. Forced…
…In this volume, the author sets aside the usual division between theories of punishment that do or do not focus on retribution. In its place he proposes and explores the distinction between internalist and externalist theories. The final chapter discusses the deterrent…
In Alcott’s Pauline’s Passion and Punishment, the main character, Pauline, receives a letter from Gilbert: he tells her he does not love her anymore, therefore he cannot marry her. Pauline’s heart is turned to stone, she wants revenge and she will never love again. His friend Manuel,…
Table of contents
Part I. The Paradigmatic Case
1. Punishment: Some Questions Philosophers Ask
2. Punishment, Harsh Treatment and Suffering
3. Punishment As Expression: Who? What? To Whom?
4. Expression, Publicity and Harsh Treatment
…Concluding Remarks: The ‘Punitive Turn’: The Shape of Punishment and Control in Contemporary Society
This innovative book tells the fascinating tale of the long histories of violence, punishment, and the human body, and how they are all connected. Taking the decline of violence and the transformation of punishment as its guiding themes, the book…
Dostoyevsky's classic novel 'Crime and Punishment' has been enjoyed around the world for over 140 years.
Now you can read this magnificent tale, which follows the story of Rodion Romanovich Raskolnikov, a student from St. Petersburg, who struggles with the moral dilemma of his plan to kill…
…Got an open-door policy? For goodness sake — shut it!
Whether you're a perpetrator or a casualty of cringe-worthy corporate clichés (or both), Corporate Punishment will challenge the way you think about the world of business and the mind-numbing management…