The Effects Of Corporal Punishment On The Way We Treat And Care For Prisoners

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This research paper is based on American Correction. Through this paper I will introduce crime, punishment, and correction, the birth of correctional facilities, as well as their meaning and their purposes. I will emphasize on how we have modernize from our old ways of corporal punishment to more civilize ways of dealing with criminals and delinquents. I will incorporate individuals, whom played a big role in the criminal justice system and influence the way we treat and care for prisoners, by introducing new theories. Cesar Bacarria, Jeremy Bentham and John Howard, like I previously stated are these individuals are very important in the criminal era. We will explore correctional thoughts and correctional practice. Crime has always existed, since the beginning of time. We can take the example of Eve, whom ate the forbidden apple which is a crime of disobedience and Cain, whom killed his brother Abel which is murder. Bible. Crime as the dictionary defines it: is an action or an instance of negligence that is deemed injurious to the public welfare or morals or to the interest of the state and that is illegal. Dictionary Reference. Both crimes, were punished, therefore we can say that crime walks hand in hand with hand with punishment. “Punishment is the practice of imposing something unpleasant or aversive on a person or animal, usually in response to disobedience, defiance, or behavior deemed morally wrong by individual…”wikipedia.org. We impose this action of…

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