Rather, punishment is justified because it communicates deserved censure. Part of what it means to censure, however, is to urge wrongdoers to repent and reform. A common critique of the censure view asks why punishment—that is, the imposition of intended burdens—is the proper way to censure wrongdoers.... read more ›
The utilization of punishment is justified in terms of deterrence, retribution, or incapacitation. The deterrence position maintains that if the offender is punished, not only the offender by also those who see his example are deterred from further offenses.... continue reading ›
Incapacitation prevents crime by removing a defendant from society. Rehabilitation prevents crime by altering a defendant's behavior. Retribution prevents crime by giving victims or society a feeling of avengement.... view details ›
Punishments are applied for various purposes, most generally, to encourage and enforce proper behavior as defined by society or family. Criminals are punished judicially, by fines, corporal punishment or custodial sentences such as prison; detainees risk further punishments for breaches of internal rules.... read more ›
Those who study types of crimes and their punishments learn that five major types of criminal punishment have emerged: incapacitation, deterrence, retribution, rehabilitation and restoration.... see more ›
The punishment of wrongdoings is typically categorized in the following four justifications: retribution, deterrence, rehabilitation and incapacitation (societal protection).... view details ›
9. What is the main purpose of punishment to students? It is a form of moral education. The offender is punished so that he will learn that what he did was wrong, and apply this lesson to his life in the future.... view details ›
Punishment is used to discourage the wrongdoer from repeating the offending behavior, and thereby it aims to restore order and control. It can only be imposed by the educator when rules are violated.... continue reading ›
punishment, the infliction of some kind of pain or loss upon a person for a misdeed (i.e., the transgression of a law or command). Punishment may take forms ranging from capital punishment, flogging, forced labour, and mutilation of the body to imprisonment and fines.... view details ›
- Time-Ins. Most parents would give their kids time-outs for bad behaviour, wherein the kids sit silently in a corner. ...
- Exercise. ...
- Make them do Chores. ...
- Timer. ...
- Practise. ...
- Punishment Jar. ...
- Cool-Off Time. ...
- Tidy Up the Clutter.
If some forms of punishments are used properly then it can help to dissuade them from bad behavior. e.g If a student copies assignment and the teacher gives him failing grade it can prevent the student from copying others work.... see more ›
Punishment may take the form of suspension, corporal punishment, manual work, expulsion, dismissal, isolation, detention after school, scolding, written lines, restitution, being sent to the headmaster and being deprived of certain privileges (ibid).... see details ›
As is well known, the argument about punishment of the innocent, put in as few words as possible, reads: the utilitarian theory of punish- ment involves the morally unacceptable implication that a judge ought to punish a man known to him to be innocent, and that it would be morally wrong for the judge to acquit him, if ...... continue reading ›
It has no place in a utilitarian theory. After all, the idea that some people are innocent and so shouldn't be punished is clearly based on the notion that responsibility and desert are both coherent and significant moral concepts. It is open to a utilitarian to reject both of these notions.... see more ›
It is important for children to learn the difference between right and wrong at an early age. Punishment is necessary to help them learn this distinction. Some argue that it is important to punish children at an early age in order to teach the distinction between right and wrong.... view details ›
Punishment undermines relationships.
These students often have a history of fragile relationships with others and so do not trust easily. As Bill Rogers says, with consequences, it is about certainty rather than severity'. Dr Allen Mendler recommends connections not consequences.... continue reading ›