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    The Issues Facing Mozambique

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    that this well written document is not being put into action by local authorities in Mozambique (Mutch). We all should care about Mozambique because of three major violations too peoples God given human rights; arbitrary detention, torture and extrajudicial killings, and discrimination against women. Arbitrary detention is a type of imprisonment where they hold someone in jail without reason or probable cause. It’s basically someone being jailed against their will, on nothing more than personal whim

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    TARGETED KILLING: A JUSTIFIED ACT

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    Extrajudicial killings, or targeted killings as it is sometimes called, is the “deliberate, specific targeting and killing, by a government or its agents, of a supposed terrorist or of a supposed ‘unlawful combatant’ (i.e., one taking a direct part in hostilities in the context of an armed conflict) who is not in that government's custody” (“Targeted Killing”, Wikipedia). For years, targeted killings have been an integral part of modern warfare and in recent times has also integrated itself into

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    threat of future punishment was not enough to deter from future offences. Cook and Roesch (2012) demonstrate that youth have developmental limitations that can impair their involvement in the justice system; for example, not understanding their sentencing options properly or their competence to stand trial. Therefore, deterrence as a justification for youth incarceration is ineffective, as incarceration proves to be not a strong enough deterrent. Alternative methods such as extrajudicial measures and

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    Methods of Child Discipline

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    and it can involve rewards and punishments to teach self control and increase desirable behaviors and decrease undesirable behaviour. Though the purpose of child discipline is to develop desirable behaviour and social habits, the ultimate goal is to create sound judgement and morals so that the child develops and maintains self disciple throughout the rest of their lives. In western society, there has been debate in recent years over the use of corporal punishment for children in general, and increased

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    Promoting Resilience Among Parents

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    group members’ parents’ cultural backgrounds are Hispanic and American. Growing up in the United States with Hispanic parents usually meant the punishments went from sitting in the corner to getting hit with the belt, or some sort of physical punishment. Growing up in an American household usually was full of screaming, yelling, and a bit of physical punishment. These two different cultures have distinctive ways of correcting a child’s bad behaviors, but the Filipino method may just be more effective

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    paper will analyze aspects of retributive justice and restorative justice, with reference to their respective philosophies, for the purpose of finding which is more effective at achieving justice and maintaining balance. Retributive justice is a punishment oriented ap...

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    In deterrence theories, criminals are prevented from committing further crimes by different punishments. Media takes an important role in this part. Criminal’s names are reported in the news which make them feel shameful and also as a warning to the public. This is especially workable for someone with a high social status, such as celebrities and govereners. There is an extreme case to show the power of media in the justice system. Anas Aremeyaw Anas, is an investigative journalist in Ghana in Africa

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    Bring Back Flogging

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    columnist for the Boston Globe, presents the use of corporal punishment as an alternative to the current system of imprisonment. Published in February of 1997, the article states that flogging would be a more effective means of punishment than jail. He insists it would be less expensive and serve as a deterrent to first time offenders. Jacoby’s thoughts on prison reform are legitimate, but his reasoning behind the use of corporal punishment is flawed. He fails to provide reasonable support for his

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    Imprisonment and Social Control

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    Dictionary of Criminology defines social control as a concept used to describe all the ways in which conformity may be achieved. Throughout time imprisonment and its ideas around social control have varied. Imprisonment has not always been used for punishment, nor has it always thought about the prisoners themselves. However when looking at imprisonment it is important to consider the new penology. Therefore, it needs to be clear what the new penology is. The new penology is said, not to be about punishing

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    Alcatraz, as opposed to a pleasant facility catering to the needs of troubled souls. Prisons have long been a source of punishment for inmates in America and the debate continues as to whether or not an overhaul of the US prison system should occur. Such an overhaul would readjust the focuses of prison to rehabilitation and incarceration of inmates instead of the current focuses of punishment and incarceration. Altering the goal of the entire state and federal prison system for the purpose of rehabilitation

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