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Andrew Fitz-Gibbon
Old Main, Room 138
Phone: 607-753-2016
Fax: 607-753-4114

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PHI 205 - Prisons and Punishment

A consideration of theoretical issues surrounding the concept and justification of punishment from traditional sources (Kant, Bentham, Mill) to modern critiques (Foucault). A number of special issues surrounding prison policy and practice (race, supermax, prisons, youthful offenders) are also analyzed.

(3 cr. hr.)

Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
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