What Does Wrongdoing Deserve?

John Kleinig

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    The question may seem dated or its answer obvious. In any case, it has a well-worn response, namely, that wrongdoing deserves punishment. For reasons that I will endeavor to make clear, I want to stay with the question ' and, ultimately, the answer. I propose, however, to consider the possibility of an alternative answer that accommodates recent interest in ideas associated with restorative justice.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationRetributivism Has a Past. Has It a Future?
    EditorsMichael Tonry
    Place of PublicationNew York
    PublisherOxford University Press
    Number of pages17
    ISBN (Print)9780199798278
    Publication statusPublished - 2011

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    Kleinig, J. (2011). What Does Wrongdoing Deserve? In M. Tonry (Ed.), Retributivism Has a Past. Has It a Future? (1 ed., pp. 46-62). Oxford University Press.