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 Identify and explain the positions of 3 specific philosophical issues that could be used to support

 rehabilitative treatment in prison.

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Nov 25th, 2015

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Retribution depends on the thought that society needs to take out its vengeance on the wrongdoer for damaging society's standards. Society is looking for give the litigant his or her "only treats" for conferring an offense. The thought of reprisal depends on the idea of lex talionis, the law of countering, which is like the thought of an "eye for an eye" . Be that as it may, this requirement for society to take out its reprisal and give the guilty party "just pastries" is not adequate to remain solitary as the managing philosophy. In the first place, it must be recognized that each discipline, from a fine, to probation, to jail, has some part of requital to it. This makes reprisal such a wide idea, to the point that it couldn't be a solid match for our definitive objective. Wrongdoers are rebuffed as an end all by itself – to accomplish equity." Simply put, society giving just desserts to the guilty party does nothing towards the objective of decreasing and controlling wrongdoing. All things considered it is not adequate as the Department's directing philosophy.

Restorative Justice[ii]

Remedial justice means restoring casualties, a more casualty focused criminal justice framework, too restoring guilty parties and restoring group." at the end of the day, it looks to make the casualty, wrongdoer, and group entire again after the criminal demonstration. In restoring the casualty remedial justice make work to restore property misfortune, damage, conviction that all is good, respect, and amicability Restorative justice is touted and commended for its endeavors at working towards responsibility with respect to the guilty party and the endeavors of the wrongdoer to restore casualties and the group to the position they were at preceding the wrongdoing.


Prevention is established on the hypothesis that people settle on sane decisions when they carry out violations. As indicated by this hypothesis a person, when confronted with any choice, will inspect the different alternatives accessible and the potential results of each of these choices. The individual will then choose the reaction to the circumstance that will augment joy or compensate while minimizing agony or other negative outcome. In the domain of the criminal justice framework, the assessment of the results does not stop when the potential guilty party distinguishes that one potential outcome is capture and a criminal discipline.


[i] Allen, H., Simonsen, C., & Latessa, E. (2004). Corrections in America: An Introduction. 10th ed. Upper Saddle River, NY: Prentice Hall.

[ii] Andrews, D. A. 1995. "The Psychology of Criminal Conduct and Effective Treatment." Pp. 35-62 in J. McGuire (ed.), What Works: Reducing Reoffending—Guidelines from Research and Practice. New York: John Wiley

[iii] Gendreau, P. 1996. "The Principles of Effective Intervention with Offenders." Pp. 117-130 in A. T. Harland (ed.), Choosing Correctional Interventions That Work: Defining the Demand and Evaluating the Supply. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

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The present perspective on [i]the treatment of detainees in the United States is that an increment in discipline yields a reduction in wrongdoing rates (French and Gendreau, 2006; Langan and Levin 2002). As a general rule, the U.S[ii]. wrongdoing and recidivism rate is higher than that of some other nation (Langan and Levin, 2002; Mauer, 2003). Considering the relationship between people who are undereducated and imprisoned (Stanard, 2003), there is by all accounts a conspicuous need to change the present instruction framework. Conversely, different nations have models for jail frameworks that appear to be more viable at diminishing recidivism and wrongdoing; most remarkably, Nordic penitentiaries utilize a philosophy of restoration to lessening recidivism (Kjelsberg, et al., 2007). Thus, the United States [iii]might potentially profit by an abatement in recidivism by broadly receiving components from the Nordic jail frameworks.


[i] Seiter, R.P. (2005). Corrections: An Introduction. Upper Saddle River, NY: Prentice Hall.

[ii] Spelman, W. 2000. “What Recent Studies Do (and Don’t) Tell Us About Imprisonment and Crime.” Pp. 419-494 in M. Tonry (ed.), Crime and Justice: A Review of Research, Vol. 27. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

[iii] Visher, C. A. 1987. “Incapacitation and Crime Control: Does a ‘Lock ‘Em Up’ Strategy Reduce Crime”? Justice Quarterly 4:413-543.

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