'Brave and original' -Robert Sugden, Times Higher Education Supplement'Matravers is a careful critic of the various justifications of punishment' -MillenniumThis book aims to answer the question: 'why, and by what right,do some people punish others?' With his groundbreaking new theory, the author argues that the justification of punishment must be embedded in a larger political and moral theory. The author uses the problem of punishment to undermine contemporary accounts of justice.
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