The application of an unpleasant stimulus or penalty for the purpose of eliminating or correcting undesirable behavior.
Games designed to provide information on hypotheses, policies, procedures, or strategies.
Consideration and concern for others, as opposed to self-love or egoism, which can be a motivating influence.
The use of the death penalty for certain crimes.
Theoretical construct used in applied mathematics to analyze certain situations in which there is an interplay between parties that may have similar, opposed, or mixed interests. In a typical game, decision-making "players," who each have their own goals, try to gain advantage over the other parties by anticipating each other's decisions; the game is finally resolved as a consequence of the players' decisions.
The interaction of two or more persons or organizations directed toward a common goal which is mutually beneficial. An act or instance of working or acting together for a common purpose or benefit, i.e., joint action. (From Random House Dictionary Unabridged, 2d ed)
The training or bringing-up of children by parents or parent-substitutes. It is used also for child rearing practices in different societies, at different economic levels, in different ethnic groups, etc. It differs from PARENTING in that in child rearing the emphasis is on the act of training or bringing up the child and the interaction between the parent and child, while parenting emphasizes the responsibility and qualities of exemplary behavior of the parent.
An object or a situation that can serve to reinforce a response, to satisfy a motive, or to afford pleasure.
The strengthening of a conditioned response.
The continuous developmental process of a culture from simple to complex forms and from homogeneous to heterogeneous qualities.
Induction of a stress reaction in experimental subjects by means of an electrical shock; applies to either convulsive or non-convulsive states.
The procedures through which a group approaches, attacks, and solves a common problem.
Theoretical representations that simulate psychological processes and/or social processes. These include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.
A mechanism of information stimulus and response that may control subsequent behavior, cognition, perception, or performance. (From APA Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed.)
Any behavior caused by or affecting another individual, usually of the same species.
A treatment that suppresses undesirable behavior by simultaneously exposing the subject to unpleasant consequences.
A schedule prescribing when the subject is to be reinforced or rewarded in terms of temporal interval in psychological experiments. The schedule may be continuous or intermittent.
The combined discipline of psychology and economics that investigates what happens in markets in which some of the agents display human limitations and complications.
Abuse of children in a family, institutional, or other setting. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 1994)
Any situation where an animal or human is trained to respond differentially to two stimuli (e.g., approach and avoidance) under reward and punishment conditions and subsequently trained under reversed reward values (i.e., the approach which was previously rewarded is punished and vice versa).
The ability to foresee what is likely to happen on the basis of past experience. It is largely a frontal lobe function.
A violation of the criminal law, i.e., a breach of the conduct code specifically sanctioned by the state, which through its administrative agencies prosecutes offenders and imposes and administers punishments. The concept includes unacceptable actions whether prosecuted or going unpunished.
An imagined sequence of events or mental images, e.g., daydreams.
Persons who have committed a crime or have been convicted of a crime.
A sexual disorder occurring in a person 16 years or older and that is recurrent with intense sexually arousing fantasies, sexual urges, or behaviors involving sexual activity with a prepubescent child (generally age 13 or younger). (from APA, DSM-IV, 1994).
The branch of psychology which investigates the psychology of crime with particular reference to the personality factors of the criminal.
Any violation of established legal or moral codes in respect to sexual behavior.
The enactment of laws and ordinances and their regulation by official organs of a nation, state, or other legislative organization. It refers also to health-related laws and regulations in general or for which there is no specific heading.
Diseases caused by American hemorrhagic fever viruses (ARENAVIRUSES, NEW WORLD).
Criminal acts committed during, or in connection with, war, e.g., maltreatment of prisoners, willful killing of civilians, etc.
A republic in eastern Africa, south of UGANDA, east of DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO, west of TANZANIA. Its capital is Kigali. It was formerly part of the Belgian trust territory of Ruanda-Urund.
Hostile conflict between organized groups of people.
An enzyme that catalyzes the random hydrolysis of 1,4-linkages between N-acetyl-beta-D-glucosamine and D-glucuronate residues in hyaluronate. (From Enzyme Nomenclature, 1992) There has been use as ANTINEOPLASTIC AGENTS to limit NEOPLASM METASTASIS.
A federal area located between Maryland and Virginia on the Potomac river; it is coextensive with Washington, D.C., which is the capital of the United States.
Disorder characterized by recurrent, intense sexually arousing fantasies, sexual urges, or behaviors involving cross-dressing in a heterosexual male. The fantasies, urges, or behaviors cause clinically significant distress or impairment in social, occupational or other areas of functioning. (from APA, DSM-IV, 1994)
The units based on political theory and chosen by countries under which their governmental power is organized and administered to their citizens.
Educational institutions.
The study of plant lore and agricultural customs of a people. In the fields of ETHNOMEDICINE and ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY, the emphasis is on traditional medicine and the existence and medicinal uses of PLANTS and PLANT EXTRACTS and their constituents, both historically and in modern times.
Exocrine glands in animals which secrete scents which either repel or attract other animals, e.g. perianal glands of skunks, anal glands of weasels, musk glands of foxes, ventral glands of wood rats, and dorsal glands of peccaries.
Procedures to block or remove all or part of the genital tract for the purpose of rendering individuals sterile, incapable of reproduction. Surgical sterilization procedures are the most commonly used. There are also sterilization procedures involving chemical or physical means.
An enduring attitude or sentiment toward persons or objects manifested by anger, aversion and desire for the misfortune of others.

Improving social interaction in chronic psychotic using discriminated avoidance ("nagging"): experimental analysis and generalization. (1/463)

Three social-interaction behaviors of a withdrawn chronic schizophrenic were increased using a discriminated avoidance ("nagging") procedure. The three behaviors were: (a) voice volume loud enough so that two-thirds of his speech was intellibible at a distance of 3m; (b) duration of speech of at least 15 sec; (c) placement of hands and elbows on the armrests of the chair in which he was sitting. "Nagging" consisted of verbal prompts to improve performance when the behaviors did not meet their criteria. A combined withdrawal and multiple-baseline design was used to evaluate the effectiveness of the procedure, and the contingency was sequentially applied to each of the three behaviors in each of four different interactions to determine the degree of stimulus and response generalization. Results indicated that the contingency was the effective element in increasing the patient's appropriate performance, and that there was a high degree of stimulus generalization and a moderate degree of response generalization. After the patient's discharge from the hospital, the durability of improvement across time and setting was determined in followup sessions conducted at a day treatment center and at a residential care home. Volume and duration generalized well to the new settings, while arm placement extinguished immediately.  (+info)

The effects of social punishment on noncompliance: a comparison with timeout and positive practice. (2/463)

The effects of social punishment, positive practice, and timeout on the noncompliant behavior of four mentally retarded children were assessed in a multitreatment withdrawal design. When programmed, the experimental procedure occurred contigent on non-compliance to experimenter-issued commands. Commands were given at 55-sec intervals throughout each experimental session. The results showed (1) lower levels of noncompliance with social punishment than with the positive-practice or timeout conditions, and (2) that relatively few applications of social punishment were required to obtain this effect. The advantages of social punishment over other punishment procedures, considerations to be made before using it, and the various aspects of the procedure that contribute to its effectiveness were discussed.  (+info)

Further analysis of the separate and interactive effects of methylphenidate and common classroom contingencies. (3/463)

We evaluated separate and interactive effects between common classroom contingencies and methylphenidate (MPH) on disruptive and off-task behaviors for 4 children with a diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Analogue conditions consisting of contingent teacher reprimands, brief time-out, no interaction, and alone were conducted in a multielement design. Medication status (MPH or placebo) was alternated across days in a superordinate multielement design. Results indicate that (a) the behavioral effects of MPH were influenced by one or more of the analogue conditions for each participant, and (b) time-out was associated with zero or near-zero levels of both disruptive and off-task behavior for 3 of the 4 participants during MPH and placebo conditions. Implications for the clinical effectiveness of MPH and possible behavioral mechanisms of action of MPH in applied settings are discussed.  (+info)

An analysis of choice making in the assessment of young children with severe behavior problems. (4/463)

We examined how positive and negative reinforcement influenced time allocation, occurrence of problem behavior, and completion of parent instructions during a concurrent choice assessment with 2 preschool-aged children who displayed severe problem behavior in their homes. The children were given a series of concurrent choice options that varied availability of parent attention, access to preferred toys, and presentation of parent instructions. The results showed that both children consistently allocated their time to choice areas that included parent attention when no instructions were presented. When parent attention choice areas included the presentation of instructions, the children displayed differential patterns of behavior that appeared to be influenced by the presence or absence of preferred toys. The results extended previous applications of reinforcer assessment procedures by analyzing the relative influence of both positive and negative reinforcement within a concurrent-operants paradigm.  (+info)

Different contributions of the human amygdala and ventromedial prefrontal cortex to decision-making. (5/463)

The somatic marker hypothesis proposes that decision-making is a process that depends on emotion. Studies have shown that damage of the ventromedial prefrontal (VMF) cortex precludes the ability to use somatic (emotional) signals that are necessary for guiding decisions in the advantageous direction. However, given the role of the amygdala in emotional processing, we asked whether amygdala damage also would interfere with decision-making. Furthermore, we asked whether there might be a difference between the roles that the amygdala and VMF cortex play in decision-making. To address these two questions, we studied a group of patients with bilateral amygdala, but not VMF, damage and a group of patients with bilateral VMF, but not amygdala, damage. We used the "gambling task" to measure decision-making performance and electrodermal activity (skin conductance responses, SCR) as an index of somatic state activation. All patients, those with amygdala damage as well as those with VMF damage, were (1) impaired on the gambling task and (2) unable to develop anticipatory SCRs while they pondered risky choices. However, VMF patients were able to generate SCRs when they received a reward or a punishment (play money), whereas amygdala patients failed to do so. In a Pavlovian conditioning experiment the VMF patients acquired a conditioned SCR to visual stimuli paired with an aversive loud sound, whereas amygdala patients failed to do so. The results suggest that amygdala damage is associated with impairment in decision-making and that the roles played by the amygdala and VMF in decision-making are different.  (+info)

Multicomponent assessment and treatment of cigarette pica. (6/463)

We conducted a multicomponent assessment and treatment for 4 individuals who engaged in cigarette pica. During Phase 1, three stimulus preference assessments were conducted to identify (a) the reinforcing component of the cigarette, (b) potential alternative reinforcers that may be used during treatment, and (c) whether the alternative reinforcer would compete effectively with cigarettes. Results were successful in identifying the reinforcing component of the cigarette and suggested the feasibility of using alternative reinforcers during treatment to eliminate cigarette pica. During Phase 2, the effects of two treatment procedures were evaluated. Noncontingent reinforcement (NCR) with the alternative edible reinforcer reduced the pica of 2 of the participants, but effects were not maintained when the initial dense schedule of NCR was thinned. Subsequently, differential reinforcement of alternative behavior with the alternative edible reinforcer was effective in reducing pica for 3 participants. An evaluation of nine treatment procedures failed to identify an effective intervention for the remaining participant; consequently, preventive measures were designed to minimize occurrences of cigarette pica.  (+info)

Effects of reinforcement for alternative behavior during punishment of self-injury. (7/463)

A number of variables influence the effectiveness of punishment and may determine the extent to which less intrusive forms of punishment may be used as alternatives to more intrusive interventions. For example, it has been suggested that response suppression during punishment may be facilitated if reinforcement is concurrently available for an alternative response. However, results of basic research demonstrating this finding have not been replicated with interventions more commonly prescribed as treatments for problem behavior. We evaluated the effects of relatively benign punishment procedures (reprimands or brief manual restraint) on the self-injurious behavior of 4 individuals who had been diagnosed with mental retardation, when access to reinforcement for alternative behavior (manipulation of leisure materials) was and was not available. In all cases, punishment produced greater response suppression when reinforcement for an alternative response was available.  (+info)

Slapping and spanking in childhood and its association with lifetime prevalence of psychiatric disorders in a general population sample. (8/463)

BACKGROUND: Little information is available in Canada about the prevalence of and outcomes associated with a history of slapping and spanking in childhood. The objectives of this study were to estimate the prevalence of a history of slapping or spanking in a general population sample and to assess the relation between such a history and the lifetime prevalence of psychiatric disorders. METHODS: In this general population survey, a probability sample of 9953 residents of Ontario aged 15 years and older who participated in the Ontario Health Supplement was used to examine the prevalence of a history of slapping and spanking. A subgroup of this sample (n = 4888), which comprised people aged 15 to 64 years who did not report a history of physical or sexual abuse during childhood, was used to assess the relation between a history of slapping or spanking and the lifetime prevalence of 4 categories of psychiatric disorder. The measures included a self-administered questionnaire with a question about frequency of slapping and spanking during childhood, as well as an interviewer-administered questionnaire to measure psychiatric disorder. RESULTS: The majority of respondents indicated that they had been slapped or spanked, or both, by an adult during childhood "sometimes" (33.4%) or "rarely" (40.9%); 5.5% reported that this occurred "often." The remainder (20.2%) reported "never" experiencing these behaviours. Among the respondents without a history of physical or sexual abuse during childhood, those who reported being slapped or spanked "often" or "sometimes" had significantly higher lifetime rates of anxiety disorders (adjusted odds ratio [OR] 1.43, 95% confidence interval [CI] 1.04-1.96), alcohol abuse or dependence (adjusted OR 2.02, 95% CI 1.27-3.21) and one or more externalizing problems (adjusted OR 2.08, 95% CI 1.36-3.16), compared with those who reported "never" being slapped or spanked. There was also an association between a history of slapping or spanking and major depression, but it was not statistically significant (adjusted OR 1.64, 95% CI 0.96-2.80). INTERPRETATION: There appears to be a linear association between the frequency of slapping and spanking during childhood and a lifetime prevalence of anxiety disorder, alcohol abuse or dependence and externalizing problems.  (+info)

1 June 2018, CRC/C/LSO/CO/2 Unedited advance version, Concluding observations on second report, paras. 26, 27 and 29). The Committee notes that corporal punishment is prohibited in schools by law. However, the Committee is seriously concerned that corporal punishment is not explicitly prohibited by law at home, in alternative care settings, day care or penal institutions and that it continues to be used at school despite prohibition.. With reference to its general comment No. 8 (2006) on corporal punishment, the Committee urges the State party to:. (a) Explicitly prohibit corporal punishment in all settings by law;. (b) Effectively enforce the prohibition of corporal punishment in schools and provide children with a complaints mechanism in schools so that they can safely and confidentially report cases of corporal punishment;. (c) Provide programmes for parents, teachers, and professionals that work with and for children to encourage the use of alternative non-violent forms of discipline and ...
BrainMass has two detailed sections on punishment through the lenses of Hobbes and Utilitarianism, two popular perspectives on in the field.. There are some questions that should be explored when studying punishment from a sociological perspective. Is punishment for the sake of punishment justifiable? If not, when is punishment justified? What kinds of punishment? Does punishment have to serve a purpose? What do we do when the punishments society dole out stop serving their purpose?. Social Contract theory states that having a single sovereign to set and enforce punishments that are worse than living within societys boundaries is completely necessary or men will not adjust themselves to fit the societal norms.¹. Utilitarianists argue that punishment is only justifiable when it serves a use or has value.¹. Punishment has changed in the last few hundred years. We no longer have public executions but do our states still set punishment as a means of reassurance for victims?. This is an issue in ...
Corporal punishment is lawful in the home. Law No. 32/2016 of 28/08/2016 Governing Persons and Family passed in August 2016 repealed the Civil Code 1988, which previously recognised a right of correction to parents under its article 347. The new Law does not mention the right of correction but it does not explicitly repeal it and does not explicitly prohibit corporal punishment: it is a silent repeal which does not achieve a full ban of all corporal punishment.. In 2011, the Government accepted the recommendation made during the Universal Periodic Review of Rwanda to prohibit all corporal punishment of children.[1] The National Integrated Child Rights Policy, adopted by the Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion in the same year and intended as a guide for legislation, states that physical abuse, including torture and cruelty against children and corporal punishment of children is prohibited in all settings and defines all settings as including homes, communities, schools, all centres ...
There is strong evidence of a positive association between corporal punishment and negative child outcomes, but previous studies have suggested that the manner in which parents implement corporal punishment moderates the effects of its use. This study investigated whether severity and justness in the use of corporal punishment moderate the associations between frequency of corporal punishment and child externalizing and internalizing behaviors. This question was examined using a multicultural sample from eight countries and two waves of data collected one year apart. Interviews were conducted with 998 children aged 7-10 years, and their mothers and fathers, from China, Colombia, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Philippines, Thailand, and the United States. Mothers and fathers responded to questions on the frequency, severity, and justness of their use of corporal punishment; they also reported on the externalizing and internalizing behavior of their child. Children reported on their aggression. Multigroup ...
This dissertation examined the student discipline policies of 1,025 Texas school districts, as well as data from the Texas Education Agencys Academic Excellence Indicator System in order to identify demographic patterns regarding corporal punishment policies in Texas schools. the study also studied the relationship between a districts corporal punishment policy and student achievement. the dissertation utilized legal research methods and document analysis as its research methodology. Document analysis was the primary methodology used to answer the research questions whereby individual school district policies were identified and classified based on a number of demographic characteristics as well as the variations in corporal punishment policies among the various districts. the results of the study found that although more Texas school districts permit corporal punishment than have banned the practice, 60 percent of Texas school children go to school in districts where corporal punishment is not
The study contains cross-section data on the relationship between aggregate levels of punishment and crime rates. It examines deterrent effects of punishment on seven Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) index crimes: murder, rape, assault, larceny, robbery, burglary, and auto theft, committed in 1960 in 47 states of the United States (excluded were New Jersey, Alaska, and Hawaii). For each state, the data include variables for the reported crime rates for each of the seven index crimes. For each of the index crimes, there are two sanction variables included: the probability of prison commitment and the average time served by those sentenced (severity of punishment). There are 11 socioeconomic variables, including family income, income distribution, unemployment rate for urban males in the age groups 14-24 and 35-39, labor force participation rate, educational level, percentage of young males in population, percentage of non-white young males living in the population, percentage of population ...
It is estimated that corporal punishment is administered between 1 and 2 million times a year in schools in the United States.1 Increasingly, states are abolishing corporal punishment as a means of discipline, but statutes in some states still allow school officials to use this form of discipline.2-4 The American Academy of Pediatrics believes that corporal punishment may affect adversely a students self-image and school achievement and that it may contribute to disruptive and violent student behavior.1,5-7 Alternative methods of behavioral management have proved more effective than corporal punishment and are specifically described in the reference articles.5-7Physical force or constraint by a school official may be required in a limited number of carefully selected circumstances to protect students and staff from physical injury, to disarm a student, or to prevent property damage.. The American Academy of Pediatrics urges parents, educators, school administrators, school board members, ...
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WHEREAS, schools and child-care facilities are the only institutions in America in which striking another person for the purpose of causing physical pain is legal,. WHEREAS, corporal punishment is humiliating and degrading to children and sometimes causes physical injury,. WHEREAS, it is difficult to imagine Jesus of Nazareth condoning any action that is intended to hurt children physically or psychologically,. WHEREAS, corporal punishment sends a message that hitting smaller and weaker people is acceptable,. WHEREAS, corporal punishment is used most often on poor children, minorities, children with disabilities, and boys,. WHEREAS, there are effective alternatives to corporal punishment that teach children to be self-disciplined rather than to submit out of fear,. WHEREAS, schools and child-care centers should inspire children to enjoy learning and school and child-care personnel should be able to encourage positive behavior without hitting children,. Therefore, be it resolved, that The United ...
Is the debt of punishment an effect of sin? Can one sin be the punishment of another? Does any sin incur a debt of eternal punishment? Does sin incur a debt of punishment that is infinite in quantity? Does every sin incur a debt of eternal and infinite punishment? Can the debt of punishment remain after sin? Is every punishment inflicted for a sin? Can one person incur punishment for anothers sin?
Physical punishment is a serious public health problem in the United States, and it profoundly affects the mental health of children and the society in which we live. Studies show that over 60% of families use physical punishment to discipline children. Yet, the research shows that physical punishment is associated with an increase in delinquency, antisocial behavior, and aggression in children, and a decrease in the quality of the parent-child relationship, mental health, and the childs capacity to internalize socially acceptable behavior. Adults who have been subject to physical punishment as children are more likely to abuse their own child or spouse and to manifest criminal behavior (1).. Spanking is a euphemism for hitting. One is not permitted to hit ones spouse or a stranger; these actions are considered domestic violence and/or assault. Nor should one be permitted to hit a smaller and even more vulnerable child. Hitting a child elicits precisely the feelings one does not want to ...
Downloadable! Inequality aversion is a key motive for punishment, with many prominent studies suggesting people use punishment to reduce or eliminate inequality. Punishment in laboratory games, however, is nearly always designed to promote equality (e.g., rejections in standard ultimatum games) and the marginal cost of punishment is typically non-trivially positive. As a consequence, individual preferences over punishment outcomes remain largely uninformed. We here report data from a laboratory experiment using dictator games. We find that when people are treated unfairly they systematically prefer to use punishment to create advantageous inequality. Our results shed new light on human preferences over punishment outcomes, and have important implications for the design of mechanisms to deter misconduct.
While the opportunity to punish selfish and reward generous behavior coexist in many instances in daily life, in most laboratory studies, the demand for punishment and reward are studied separately from one another. This paper presents the results from an experiment measuring the demand for reward and punishment by unaffected third parties, separately and jointly. We find that the demand for costly punishment is substantially lower when individuals are also given the ability to reward. Similarly, the demand for costly reward is lower when individuals can also punish. The evidence indicates the reason for this is that costly punishment and reward are not only used to alter the material payoff of others as assumed by recent economic models, but also as a signal of disapproval and approval of others actions, respectively. When the opportunity exists, subjects often choose to withhold reward as a form of costless punishment, and to withhold punishment as a form of costless reward. We conclude that
A recent discussion among a couple members of the studio audience touched briefly on the question of what it takes for something to count as punishment.. Specifically, it touched on the question of whether taxation can be properly classified as punishment.. The discussion merely grazed the surface of this question, then ricocheted off. However, I have heard the statement a number of times - particularly by libertarians (a tribe in which I was once a member).. Furthermore, this is a blog that suggests that the institution of morality is (or should be) the application of praise, condemnation, reward, and punishment to promote good desires and inhibit bad desires. It would be useful to say a few things about what punishment is.. Punishment involves intentionally doing harm to somebody. In other words, the act of punishment seeks to create a state of affairs in which the desires of others (those who are being punished) are deliberately thwarted. The thwarting of the desires of others is not a ...
Last month the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) took a strong stand against the common practice of physical punishment. Its a position that could have far-reaching consequences for childrens rights. What started as a dispute about a churchs promotion of physical punishment will lead to a legal ban on all forms of corporal punishment in the home - that is, if Cabinet follows the SAHRCs recommendations and initiates a law reform process that stops parents and caregivers from smacking their children.
In this course, we will explore the history and theory of punishment in the 19th and 20th Centuries. The main focus will be on the history of punishment in the United States, but we will draw on broader theoretical traditions and use comparative cases from other places. Central to the study will be patterns of change in punishment practices and how these reflected and/or foster new perspectives on who criminals are and what makes them misbehave. We will seek to understand how punishment systems create and defend coherent, if changing narratives about deviance, crime, and correction, and how these narratives work to organize the internal practices and the public discourse about punishment. Topics will include the invention of the penitentiary in the early/mid-19th Century, the development of industrial penology and the big house in the early 20th Century, contract labor systems and chain gangs that comprised penal practice in the American South after the Civil War, and the emergence of ...
This Brief reviews the past, present, and future use of school corporal punishment in the United States, a practice that remains legal in 19 states as it is constitutionally permitted according to the U.S. Supreme Court. As a result of school corporal punishment, nearly 200,000 children are paddled
Although physical punishment is used by as many as 94% of parents in some countries,[2] a growing number of countries have banned its use[3]. Some American pediatricians oppose all use of corporal punishment, whereas others think there are situations where nonabusive spanking should remain a disciplinary option for parents[4]. The author of one major literature review opposes all spanking,[5, 6] whereas five other recent literature reviews have made less absolute conclusions [7-11]. In either case, pediatricians need research evidence comparing the effects of alternative disciplinary tactics with spanking to advise parents about which tactics to use instead of spanking. To provide that information, the present study is one of the first causally relevant longitudinal studies to compare the child outcomes of alternative disciplinary tactics with those of customary spanking. Specifically, it attempts to duplicate the strongest causal evidence against customary spanking to date[1] and investigates ...
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Drugs that alter dopamine transmission have opposite effects on reward and punishment learning. These opposite effects have been suggested to depend on dopamine in the striatum. Here, we establish for the first time the neurochemical specificity of such drug effects, during reward and punishment learning in humans, by adopting a coadministration design. Participants (N = 22) were scanned on 4 occasions using functional magnetic resonance imaging, following intake of placebo, bromocriptine (dopamine-receptor agonist), sulpiride (dopamine-receptor antagonist), or a combination of both drugs. A reversal-learning task was employed, in which both unexpected rewards and punishments signaled reversals. Drug effects were stratified with baseline working memory to take into account individual variations in drug response. Sulpiride induced parallel span-dependent changes on striatal blood oxygen level-dependent (BOLD) signal during unexpected rewards and punishments. These drug effects were found to be ...
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In the case of summary punishment, a form is sent to the suspect on which he/she admits to the offence and accepts the punishment. This is voluntary and the suspect may choose to allow the prosecutor to bring charges and have the case tried in a court of law instead. Summary punishment is possible in the case of an offence for which the punishment is restricted to a fine and/or conditional sentence. Examples of such offences are theft, shoplifting and traffic infringements. ...
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Which is more effective - the carrot or the stick? Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have devised a simple experiment to test the effects of rewards and punishments on behavior and have found that punishments seem to be more effective at influencing behavior than rewards. Image credit: Sara Dickherber. ...
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Parochial altruism refers to altruism that is directed in a preferential manner towards members of ones own social group.[20] In order to examine this effect, a study examined the outcomes of TP-DG experiments carried out in between two Papua New Guinea indigenous groups. The games had 4 conditions, which included: players A (dictator), B (recipient), and C (observer) all from the same group; only A and B from the same group; only A and C from the same group; only B and C from the same group.[6] Current behavioral theories state that norms are emergent from interactions within groups,[21] and therefore, outsiders dont obey the norm nor benefit from the altruistic behavior the norm enforces. This theory would therefore predict that no punishment will occur in any of the cases except for the ABC treatment condition. However, it was found that punishment was qualitatively similar in all 4 conditions, which suggests that egalitarian sharing norms exist within-groups and also ...
Although 32 countries across the world have banned physical punishment, parents so called right to spank remains a legal practice in the United States. A new research will only spark more controversies as spanking and other physical punishment have been linked to mental disorders.. Two years ago, a study by the University of North Carolina estimated 80 percent of U.S. preschool children are spanked. According to the Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment, both the United States and Canada have not abolished the so called parents right to apply physical punishment. A Canadian study shows the consequences are more significant over the years, as physical punishment leads to mental disorders.. The journal Pediatrics published today a study looking at a very sensitive subject. Researchers with Canadas University of Manitoba, Department of Community Health Sciences, investigated the link between different sorts of maltreatment in childhood and the development of mental disorders. ...
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Lusaka - Zambia: The Assertive Girl Zambia (TAGZ) Founder Caroline Lungu has called for stiffer punishments on rape and defilement cases in Zambia.
Families seem divided almost down the middle on the issue of whether spanking is an acceptable form of discipline. In response to the question: Is physical punishment on a child unacceptable for you?†48% of people expressed opinion that corporal punishment is an effective way of upbringing, according to (dating app), which collected the results in a course of a poll, conducted between 9/1/14 and 11/21/14.. The NFLs recent action of suspending Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson without pay for the rest of the season and not allowing him to be eligible for reinstatement before April 15, gave way to social media frenzy once again about child rearing and child abuse. The league stated it suspended Peterson for violating the personal conduct policy after pleading no contest to a charge of reckless assault. He had been arrested for spanking his 4-year-old son with a switch, inflicting scratches and welts on the childs arms, legs and genitals.. It was Petersons ...
Hello there. So, I am among those who abused the mmr exploita week back or so. I wont bother justifying why, but I am here to ask if theyve forgotten to punish the players who did this. Ever since the forum post, Ive pretty much just been waiting around for Blizzard to come and take away my gear and hand me that 72 hour suspension, but it is not happening. I personally did not gain anything from abusing this exploit. I didnt get get an achievement and I already had 2200 from RBG. Some
RATIONALE: People often face decisions that pit self-interested behavior aimed at maximizing personal reward against normative behavior such as acting cooperatively, which benefits others. The threat of social sanctions for defying the fairness norm prevents people from behaving overly selfish. Thus, normative behavior is influenced by both seeking rewards and avoiding punishment. However, the neurochemical processes mediating the impact of these influences remain unknown. Several lines of evidence link the dopaminergic system to reward and punishment processing, respectively, but this evidence stems from studies in non-social contexts. OBJECTIVES: The present study investigates dopaminergic drug effects on individuals reward seeking and punishment avoidance in social interaction. METHODS: Two-hundred one healthy male participants were randomly assigned to receive 300 mg of L-3,4-dihydroxyphenylalanine (L-DOPA) or a placebo before playing an economic bargaining game. This game involved two ...
Decision-making involves two fundamental axes of control namely valence, spanning reward and punishment, and action, spanning invigoration and inhibition. We recently exploited a go/no-go task whose contingencies explicitly decouple valence and action to show that these axes are inextricably coupled during learning. This results in a disadvantage in learning to go to avoid punishment and in learning to no-go to obtain a reward. The neuromodulators dopamine and serotonin are likely to play a role in these asymmetries: Dopamine signals anticipation of future rewards and is also involved in an invigoration of motor responses leading to reward, but it also arbitrates between different forms of control. Conversely, serotonin is implicated in motor inhibition and punishment processing. To investigate the role of dopamine and serotonin in the interaction between action and valence during learning. We combined computational modeling with pharmacological manipulation in 90 healthy human volunteers, using ...
The old version of adolescent punishment was being grounded. That meant that the adolescent was unable to leave the house for whatever period of time that the punishment lasted. The problem with punishments like that is their all inclusive nature.. One of the things that I try to teach parents is that it makes sense to give punishments in small quantities. That accomplishes several things. The first thing that it does is allow you to be able to add on to the punishment later. If a child gets punished for a week, then any subsequent punishment will have to occur after that week is up.. If the punishment is for a few hours, then additional hours are easy to add. The second thing it does is give the child part of what they want but not all of it. For example, missing an entire TV program may not be as bad as getting to watch only the first half of it.. When my children were growing up, a very good punishment was limiting the use of the car. Unfortunately, they had to be old enough to drive for that ...
Temple City Parks and Recreation officials backed away from a proposal that would ban Live Oak Park sports groups from using physical activity, such as running or push-ups, as punishment.. The Parks and Recreation Commission will likely consider a different proposal after hearing from leaders of several youth sports organizations.. Im concerned theyre gong to be police watchdogs watching over us to see how were training our kids, said Mike Wintercorn, president of Temple City Amateur Softball Association.. Running is part of the stretching phase getting ready to play. We dont want them telling us we cant have our kids doing that because its punishment.. Cathy Burroughs, the citys director of Parks and Recreation, said its difficult to make a determination between activities intended as punishment versus physical conditioning.. The proposal was prompted by a concerned parent. It would have required sports groups to ensure that participants are not subject to emotional, physical, ...
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The Punishment SwingTwisting of the ears and the wooden collarThe New York Public Library Digital Gallery has a set of engravings from a 1804 book titled The Punishments of China. Too bad no descriptions were given to accompany the pictures, but then I suppose the images speak for themselves.The Punishments of China (1801/1804) by GH Mason at NYPL "looks like a cheerful childrens book, but it provides graphic detail of ingenious cruelties devised to penalize thieves, disorderly women and translat...
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Today, I want to take on another one of the big-ticket moral issues; capital punishment.. My overall position is that the issue of capital punishment is complex and depends on whether certain facts are true or false. Then again, I hold that all moral claims are to be determined to be true or false and are not to be settled by means of an appeal to feelings, intuitions, a mysterious moral sense, or similar forms of magic.. For example, the murder rate is highest in the South, where capital punishment is widely used, and lower in Northern states which have ceased to support capital punishment. (pdf) Murder rates are higher in the United States than they are in Europe, which has also given up capital punishment. They are higher, even, than in Canada, which has also quit using capital punishment.. In this case, I suspect that the evidence suggests that capital punishment is wrong. By this I mean that society is best served by promoting an overall aversion to killing that is so strong that we are ...
Justia guest columnist and Loyola Law School professor Paula Mitchell continues her series of columns on the death penalty, describing the punishments effect on jurors, justices, governors, and executioners. She presents testimonies from various people involved in different parts of the process of capital sentencing and execution. She concludes that the public should consider the impact capital punishment has on those individuals who have to make the decisions of life and death.
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Social norms and the associated altruistic behaviours are decisive for the evolution of human cooperation1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9 and the maintenance of social order10, and they affect family life, politics11 and economic interactions12. However, as altruistic norm compliance and norm enforcement often emerge in the context of inter-group conflicts13,14, they are likely to be shaped by parochialism15-a preference for favouring the members of ones ethnic, racial or language group. We have conducted punishment experiments16, which allow impartial observers to punish norm violators, with indigenous groups in Papua New Guinea. Here we show that these experiments confirm the prediction of parochialism. We found that punishers protect ingroup victims-who suffer from a norm violation-much more than they do outgroup victims, regardless of the norm violators group affiliation. Norm violators also expect that punishers will be lenient if the latter belong to their social group. As a consequence, norm ...
The general existence of the death penalty by itself, without even linking it to mentally disordered offenders, constitutes one of the most controversial and highly disputed forms of punishment in todays society. It can be defined as the deliberate, institutionalized taking of human life by the state, which at the same time constitutes the greatest conceivable degradation to the dignity of the human personality.. The fact that most countries have repealed the death penalty in their domestic constitutions shows a general reluctance towards the use of this primitive form of punishment. Although still not prohibited in international law, one can speak of an increasing concession among intergovernmental organizations and states that the death penalty violates the value of human dignity and the right to life. This is supported by established international instruments aimed at the abolition, or at least limitation, of the death penalty, such as treaties and other resolutions adopted by UN bodies ...
Jerry,. Thank you for the informative post. If I can respond with two uninformed comments and (worse) a speculation:. 1. As you note, according to Gallup, the percent of those opposed to the death penalty has more than doubled since the late 1980s and early 1990s, and support for capital punishment has fallen to a 39-year low. It would be interesting to know if the Christian support for capital punishment has remained stable or also declined.. This would be most interesting to know for Catholics. In 1995, Pope John Paul II, in Evangelium Vitae, said that executions should only be carried out in rare, if not practically non-existent cases of absolute necessity. In 1999, in St. Louis, he suggested that the death penalty was cruel and unnecessary. Although American bishops had earlier said that the use of the death penalty was not justified in the United States (e.g., Cardinal Bernardin), this papal disapproval seemed like a development.. Has American Catholic support for the death penalty ...
For example, in October of 2009 Gallup conducted its yearly death penalty survey and found that nationally, 65% of U.S. citizens favored capital punishment for murder. Yet, incredibly, when New York City residents were asked a month later if they supported the death penalty for alleged 911 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed if found guilty, 77% sad yes while only 18% said no (USA Today/Gallup, Nov. 20-22, 2009). Politically, socially and culturally, NYC is a very liberal place. It is bluer than blue. Yet it decisively trumped the rest of the nation in support for the death penalty when a very real incident involving real evil was in play. And, I might add, one cant be a true foe of capital punishment if an exception is made for a particular individual (granted, a particularly bad one ...
The 8th Amendment bans cruel and unusual punishment. Yet it happens every day in prisons across the country. Putting aside capital punishment, which I would argue is cruel and unusual on its face, Americans are ignoring a host of horrific conditions that inmates are subjected to. This is not only...
CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): High school students were questioned about their perceptions of the certainty and severity of punishment for marijuana use and shoplifting. It was found that those respondents who perceived a higher certainty of punishment engage in less marijuana use and shoplifting. Those respondents who perceive a higher severity of punishment do not engage in less marijuana use and shoplifting. Those respondents who perceive marijuana use or shoplifting to be offenses mala in se engage in fewer offenses, but also, in the case of shoplifting, are less deterred by threat of punishment than are respondents who define that shoplifting as mala prohibita. This difference is not true for marijuana use. T HE MAJOR HYPOTHESES relating to deterrence are that the incidence of deviant behaviour is inversely re-lated to the celerity, certainty, and severity of punishment. The quicker, the more certain, and the more se-vere the punishment, the lower is
According to the principles of retributive justice, punishment is supposed to be more or less in proportion to the magnitude of a crime. So-which do you think is an appropriate punishment for the Wall Street executives whose greed and corruption not only bankrupted their own companies, but set in motion a meltdown that has deprived millions of Americans of their homes and their life savings, driven millions more into unemployment and poverty, and triggered economic chaos, political unrest, and even starvation and death around the world? A. Dont give them a bonus this year.. B. Fire their asses.. C. Lock them up and throw away the key.. If you answered A, you are in line with the policies of the Obama administration, which, after giving billions in bailout money to the likes of AIG, discovered that the company intends to pay out millions in executive bonuses. The administrations response has been to get really, really pissed off, and say that they just arent going to stand for these guys ...
Wumpscut Capital Punishment lyrics & video : Waiting as a damned mad waiting for a sign waiting for the hangman waiting in dark time Capital punishment for me Capital punishmen...
Abolishing Capital Punishment in the United States: Putting people down like dogs, capital punishment is Americas human rights blind spot
Course back to the punishment that my adult babies get for smacking on the bare leg isnt my thing. I am more into the discomfort punishments shall we say. The things that will have you sit up and pay attention. Like when you talk back to me in that sassy baby talk I will take a bar of soap and wash out your mouth. Doesnt have to be you cursing but just getting that sassy attitude about not wanting to wear you pants in such a way to show off your diapers when we are out in public.. Then there is the enema punishment. If your Dommy Mommy were to tell the truth this is my favorite form of corporal punishment. Squishing as much of my favorite enema elixir up your bottom till you cant take any more. Now why would I give you a punishment enema? Well cause you have been trying to act like a big boy in public and using the washroom instead of your diaper. See how long you can go without making a mess in your diaper. Thinking a day at the park should do. Where there is no public washrooms available to ...
Birth Registration: A child is a citizen by birth in the country if at least one parent is a citizen. The government also may grant citizenship by birth to a child born in the country if the child would otherwise be stateless. Citizenship also derives by birth abroad to a citizen parent who either was born in the country or resided there at least three years. By law children without a birth certificate may not attend primary schools, but authorities did not strictly enforce this law.. Child Abuse: Law and tradition prohibit abuse of children, but both tolerate corporal punishment. The law prohibits corporal punishment in schools; a teacher convicted of corporal punishment of a student may face a maximum one year prison term.. The government aggressively prosecuted reported cases of child abuse.. Press reports indicated an increase in child abuse reports, especially of incest and indecent assault cases; the rise appeared to be due to citizens increased awareness of the importance of reporting ...
In many prisons and jails across the U.S., punishment can come in the form of a bland, brownish lump. Known as nutraloaf, or simply "the loaf,"
The code, which would also serve as a model for other colonies, went even further. The law imposed harsh physical punishments, since enslaved persons who did not own property could not be required to pay fines. It stated that slaves needed written permission to leave their plantation, that slaves found guilty of murder or rape would be hanged, that for robbing or any other major offence, the slave would receive sixty lashes and be placed in stocks, where his or her ears would be cut off, and that for minor offences, such as associating with whites, slaves would be whipped, branded, or maimed ...
Thus in one sentence the UNSC absolved itself of any responsibility toward the people of Iraq. The question which has not been answered after almost nine years of sanctions and more than one million deaths is whether the indifference of Saddam Hussein to the plight of his people can justify the UNSCs own violations of the human rights of an entire population. But Saddam Husseins failure to comply with UNSC resolutions should not give the UNSC a license to abrogate its independent obligations to respect the human rights of the Iraqi people. In other words the UNSC has effectively given itself the liberty to impose collective punishment on an entire population for the decisions of its leader (Center for Economic and Social Rights 1996: 33-38).. It is important to keep in mind that in the case of Iraq the destructive impact of the sanctions regime has been intensified because of the war damage to the infrastructure, and, has disproportionately affected children. As was stated earlier hundreds of ...
Altruism vs. Aggression - Is It in Our DNA?. Ive been thinking a lot about altruism lately. With everything going on in the world, its hard not to. Hurricane Irene stormed into our lives right before Labor Day and wiped out many communities near me. No one expected a hurricane to inflict such punishment on little villages in the Catskill Mountains of New York but thats what happened.. At our house, we tried to tough it out but we surrendered as the winds picked up and we realized that way too many trees were leaning longingly toward our roof. We packed up four cats and took shelter in a Holiday Inn about fifteen minutes away. What we found there was a 21st century Noahs Ark. Dogs grinned at us from balconies on the second floor. Cats peered out of windows into the courtyard. And the people, local evacuees mingled with shellshocked refugees from Long Island, Staten Island and Brooklyn, huddled together sharing whatever updates we had. And we shared what we had.. Phyllis, whose home was ...
Those of you with juvenile clients might find this new paper interesting. The full title is: And if Your Friends Jumped Off a Bridge Would You Do it Too? How Developmental Neuroscience Can Inform Legal Regimes Governing Adolescents. Here is the abstract:. Legal models of adolescent autonomy and responsibility in various domains of law span a spectrum from categorical prohibitions of certain behaviors to recognitions of total adolescent autonomy. The piecemeal approach to the limited decision-making capacity of adolescents lacks an empirical foundation in the differences between adolescent and adult decision-making, leading to counterintuitive and inconsistent legal outcomes. The law limits adolescent autonomy with respect to some decisions that adolescents are perfectly competent to make, and in other areas, the law attributes adult responsibility and imposes adult punishments on adolescents for making decisions that implicate their unique volitional vulnerabilities. As developmental ...
The Nigerian government will work to protect every citizen from untimely death resulting from drug trafficking and drug abuse. We shall remain vigilant at all times and prevent drug trafficking syndicates from smuggling narcotic drugs in and out of the country. While respecting the laws of other countries, the federal government will explore diplomatic means to prevent capital punishment on citizens, George said ...
The way things go as of now, dog fighting organizers only really had dogs confiscated, but there were no other real punishments on the books. When a man had a $200 fine levied on him for being found guilty of hosting dog fighting on property he owns, it was the first ever fine ever given to someone for this offense in Costa Rica ...
The fallout from the UFC 229 fracas continues to move on, with members of Khabib Nurmagomedovs and Conor McGregors teams set to learn their punishments on the same day as the two MMA stars.
Heres the prob: Whats extreme child abuse?. The bible says disobedient children should be stoned. It also says that we should beat children (the old spare the rod verse thats oft misquoted).. So people who beat their children ARE following Biblical standard. People who kill their disobedient children ARE following Biblical standard.. I was raised in a church that told the adults that beating a child with a belt (beating, not paddling. I dont consider spanking as child abuse. Counter-productive? Yes. But not abuse.) was what god wanted. The pastors son often told us of the abuse he put up with from his father. His father based his discipline in the Bible. And us, as kids, believed this because its right there in the Good Book.. Also, women were frequently murdered for promiscuity and being a rape vic. These werent considered abuses. IN some cultures, this is still legal.. Beating females (this hardly ever happens to males) for having underage sex happens a LOT more in the U.S. than you ...
In the days before we all got too smart there were Gods and Goddesses who ruled the day. But, like us, they werent particularly smart. And, like us simple folks, they were known to have terrible dispositions, especially after sucking down too much of the grape. Umbrage was taken at the slightest infraction. Punishment was…
COLL-E 104 16508 The Death Penalty in America (Sandys M) (S & H) (3 cr.) 9:05AM 9:55AM TR See Schedule of Classes for discussion section times In our current legal system, the death penalty is presented as the ultimate punishment for the ultimate offense. This course considers whether the application of the death penalty in America meets that standard. In particular, the class will be guided by the following types of questions: What crimes are eligible for the sentence of death? How are decisions made about who receives a sentence of death? Is there racism in our system of capital punishment? Why are people in favor of or opposed to capital punishment? What role does possible incentive have in discussions about the death penalty? What is the purpose of a system of capital punishment ...
Once common in the British Army and British Royal Navy as a means of discipline, flagellation also featured prominently in the British penal colonies in early colonial Australia. Given that convicts in Australia were already imprisoned, punishments for offenses committed there could not usually result in imprisonment and thus usually consisted of corporal punishment such as hard labour or flagellation. Unlike Roman times, British law explicitly forbade the combination of corporal and capital punishment; thus, a convict was either flogged or hanged but never both. Flagellation took place either with a single whip or, more notoriously, with the cat o nine tails. Typically, the offenders upper half was bared and he was suspended by the wrists beneath a tripod of wooden beams (known as the triangle). In many cases, the offenders feet barely touched ground, which helped to stretch the skin taut and increase the damage inflicted by the whip. It also centered the offenders weight in his ...
Finally to make sure the effects of reinforcement/punishment werent specific to learning an operant task the mice were also tested for place preference. In a place preference test an imaginary line divides the cage in half and only one side of the cage activates illumination.. The results were consistent with the previous findings with operant training; the reinforced dMSN mice learned faster and gave stronger responses as well as proved to be far more resistant during the extinction test. Like with the operant task, punished iMSN mice lost all preference during the extinction trial.. In short, reinforced (dMSN) mice learned faster, showed stronger responses, were more resistant to extinction. The punishment mediated pathway (iMSN) gave weak responses between trials and within trials, it was the behavior was prone to extinction.. If you must choose then choose wisely.. REFERENCES. Kravitz, A., Tye, L., & Kreitzer, A. (2012). Distinct roles for direct and indirect pathway striatal neurons in ...
The Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled on November 21 that forfeiture is punishment for purposes of the Fifth Amendments Double Jeopardy prohibition, joining the Sixth and the Ninth Circuits (U.S. v. Perez, No. 94-60788, 70 F.3d 345 (5th Cir. 1995)).. Gloria Perez was arrested after Border Patrol agents found 96 kilograms of marijuana in her car. After Perez was indicted, the government moved to seize her car, which she forfeited. She then filed for dismissal of the indictment.. The court looked to U.S. Supreme Court decisions in U.S. v. Halper, 490 U.S. 435 (1989) and Austin v. U.S., 113 S. Ct. 2801 (1993), finding that both the forfeiture and the prosecution were meant to punish Perez for the same offense. In a concurring opinion, Judge Carolyn Dineen King noted that the circumstances of the Perez case are common, and the practical consequences [of double jeopardy applications] to the administration of justice are enormous. She recommended that the Supreme Court revisit the area of ...
An examination of the enormous changes in Chinese society in the first half of the 20th century through the lens of the Chinese prison system. More than a simple history of prison rules or penal administration, the text offers a social and cultural analysis of the Chinese prison system that explores the profound effects and lasting repercussions of superimposing Western-derived models of repentance and rehabilitation on traditional categories of crime and punishment. Frank Dikotter explores penal reform as a radical modern tool to achieve a traditional Chinese vision of social cohesion and the rule of virtue. He also offers insights into daily life behind bars. A world of petty villains, abusive guards, ambitious wardens and idealist reformers is revealed, giving flesh and bone to the more general story of the prison in China. Based on research and different sources, this is a cultural history of crime and of the prison, opening a window into a little-known aspect of late-19th- and early-20th-century
Capital Punishment in the United States, 1973-2009. This data collection provides annual data on prisoners under a sentence of death and prisoners whose offense sentences were commuted or vacated during the period 1973-2009. Information is supplied for basic sociodemographic characteristics such as age, sex, education, and state of incarceration. Criminal history data include prior felony convictions for criminal homicide and legal status at the time of the capital offense. Additional information is available for inmates removed from death row by year-end 2009 and for inmates who were executed.. This dataset is available through the ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research) database which provides search and browsing access to abstracts and data sets in the worlds largest archive of computerized social science data. Search or browse title of study, principal investigator, words in abstract, or study number. Browse major research categories.. Auburn University ...
Juries in criminal cases typically decide if someone is guilty, then a judge determines a suitable level of punishment. New research confirms that these two separate assessments of guilt and punishment - though related - are calculated in different parts of the brain. In fact, researchers found that they can disrupt and change one decision without affecting the other.. New work by researchers at Vanderbilt University and Harvard University confirms that a specific area of the brain, the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex, is crucial to punishment decisions. Researchers predicted and found that by altering brain activity in this brain area, they could change how subjects punished hypothetical defendants without changing the amount of blame placed on the defendants.. We were able to significantly change the chain of decision-making and reduce punishment for crimes without affecting blameworthiness, said René Marois, professor and chair of psychology at Vanderbilt and co-principal author of the ...
CAPITAL PUNISHMENT IN THE UNITED STATES, 1973-2010 provides annual data on prisoners under a sentence of death, as well as those who had their sentences commuted or vacated and prisoners who were executed. This study examines basic sociodemographic classifications including age, sex, race and ethnicity, marital status at time of imprisonment, level of education, and State and region of incarceration. Criminal history information includes prior felony convictions and prior convictions for criminal homicide and the legal status at the time of the capital offense. Additional information is provided on those inmates removed from death row by yearend 2010. The dataset consists of one part which contains 9,058 cases. The file provides information on inmates whose death sentences were removed in addition to information on those inmates who were executed. The file also gives information about inmates who received a second death sentence by yearend 2010 as well as inmates who were already on death ...
Built on in-depth interviews with movement leaders and the records of key abolitionist organizations, this work traces the struggle against capital punishment in the United States since 1972. Haines reviews the legal battles that led to the short-lived suspension of the death penalty and examines the subsequent conservative turn in the courts that has forced death penalty opponents to rely less on litigation strategies and more on political action.
Introduction. Discussions regarding the notion of discipline are often permeated with references to corporal punishment or are even synonymous with discussions of corporal punishment (Parker-Jenkins, 1997). Such discussions sometimes lead to discussions of human rights. However, our point of departure is positive ways of maintaining discipline (Parker-Jenkins, 2002). We will argue that maintaining positive discipline in multicultural school environments partly relies on the infusion of human rights values that are neither solely universally nor particularistically interpreted. Early in our research project, it became evident that some teachers believe that discipline can only be maintained through the elevation of cultural values (particularism) (Roux, Du Preez, Ferguson, Jarvis, Small & Smith, 2009). One reason for this phenomenon could be that people in many instances see traditional, cultural values as preferable to emancipatory, human rights values (Du Preez, 2008:98-99). This could lead to ...
Compensation and restitutioin are playing an increasingly large role in punishment as the criminal law gradually becomes more moderate.
Luis Suarez isnt only banned from football but his pocket will also take a hit after being fined 100,000 Swiss francs. Footballs governing body Fifa said: Such behaviour cannot be tolerated. Uruguay will initially feel the pain of the punishment as he misses their Last 16 game with Colombia on 28 June. Suarez was the difference as his country clashed with England in this years World Cup Group D fixture, the striker scoring twice.. This will potentiality scupper Liverpools plans for the new season as he will be absent until 26 October 2014. This puts Suarez out of 9 Premier League matches as well as 3 Champions League matches, a hammer blow to lose a player with his record. The Uruguayan scored 31 goals in 33 games last season as well as sweeping the Premier League awards by winning the Player of the Season, Players Player of the Season and Football Writes Player of the Season.. Liverpool will also begin to fear whether Suarez will be allowed to be sold, with FIFA banning from all ...
Get this from a library! Capital Punishment in the United States, 1973-1988. [Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research.;] -- This data collection provides annual data on prisoners under a sentence of death and on those whose offense sentences were commuted or vacated. Information is available on basic sociodemographic ...
Despite many countries abandoning capital punishment, the death penalty is still practiced around the world. And while the US has debated the constitutionality of l...
Posner has a good discussion of the various issue related to capital punishment. I will concentrate my comments on deterrence, which is really the crucial issue in the acrimonious debate over capital punishment. I support the use of capital punishment for persons convicted of murder because, and only because, I believe it deters murders. If I did not believe that, I would be opposed because revenge and the other possible motives that are mentioned and discussed by Posner, should not be a basis for public policy. As Posner indicates, serious empirical research on capital punishment began with Isaac Ehrlichs pioneering...
Punishment is the application of a stimulus that decreases the chance that a behavior will be repeated. It must be timed to coincide with the undesirable behavior, and must be unpleasant enough to deter the dog from repeating the behavior.
A U.S. military investigation is recommending that as many as seven U.S. troops face administrative punishments, but not criminal charges, in the burning of Korans at a U.S. base in Afghanistan in February, The Associated Press has learned.
c. 2014 USA Today (RNS) Prison guards meet in the desert to hand off chemicals for executions. A corrections boss loaded with cash travels to a pharmacy in another state to buy lethal sedatives. States across the country refuse to identify the drugs they use to put the condemned to death. This is the curious state of capital punishment in America today.
When he invited me to post about crime and punishment, Eugene suggested that I might want to finish up with a response to comments. So let me offer two general remarks, and some specific responses.. In general:. A. I cant read Eugenes mind, but I suspect that he invited me to guest-blog (despite our basic disagreements) for the same reason that I regularly follow this blog and other libertarian and conservative information channels. The basic lesson of Bayesian analysis is that you can learn only from information that disconfirms some part of your current belief set. But of course the natural tendency of the mind is to minimize cognitive dissonance by accepting confirming evidence and rejecting disconfirming evidence, and that tendency is emphasized when beliefs get to be badges of group membership.. This is a deeply unhealthy tendency, and it tends to defeat one of the basic evolutionary strategies of homo sapiens, which Karl Popper summed up as letting our beliefs die in our place. ...
Dubai, UAE, October 9, 2017: As part of strengthening the corporate social responsibility (CSR) of Skyline University College, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed with Sharjah Police Punishment and Correctional Institution Department
Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari today indirectly opposed the death sentence handed out to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav for spying, saying the issue is controversial but his party is against capital punishment on principle.
From the early Middle Ages to the 20th century, capital punishment in France, as in many other countries, was staged before large crowds of spectators. This book traces the theory and practice of public executions over time from the perspective of the executioners and government officials who staged them, as well as from the vantage point of the many thousands who came to
QLCF - Capital Punishment pits Rodney Romero vs Donnie Martinez fight in Santa Fe University of Art and Design Alumni Hall, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States on Dec 12, 2008.
When I heard that the subject of restoring capital punishment is likely to get an airing in Parliament later this year, I thought it would be the perfect time to put together a somewhat tongue-in-cheek picture gallery based on the Ive Got a Little List song from the Mikado.
The veteran actors daughter Shruti Haasans stalker was recently arrested. | Kamal Haasan: Capital punishment is not a solution for sex crimes
Stress and punishment[edit]. The training process applies stressors continuously. Instructors may deprive recruits of sleep, ... Evidence from Canada, the UK, the US and elsewhere shows that punishments are used routinely to condition group conformity and ... discourage poor performance.[3][5][1][10] The role of group punishment in Canadian army training, for example, has been ...
Whether costly punishment can explain cooperation is disputed.[23] Recent research finds that costly punishment is less ... Social sanctions (punishment)[edit]. Often on the foundation of game theory, experimental literature suggests that free riding ... Peer-to-peer punishment, that is, when members sanction other members that do not contribute to the public good by inflicting a ... Pool-punishment (everyone loses their deposit if one donator doesn't punish the free rider) provided more stable results than ...
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Corporal punishment[edit]. Education today is nothing like education in the 18th and 19th century. A history really should ... Corporal punishment is one of those major changes. Given liberally at will in the 19th and pretty much phased out in the second ...
As punishment[edit]. Historically, those who have committed crimes or other wrongs against the state have been declared legally ... There are three general categories where people may be falsely declared dead: by mistake, because of fraud, or as punishment ...
Nitrogen Induced Hypoxia as a Form of Capital Punishment, by Michael P. Copeland, J.D., Thom Parr, M.S., and Christine Pappas, ... Capital punishment[edit]. Execution by nitrogen asphyxiation was discussed briefly in print as a theoretical method of capital ... punishment in a National Review article, "Killing with kindness - capital punishment by nitrogen asphyxiation".[38] The idea ... Creque, S.A. "Killing with kindness - capital punishment by nitrogen asphyxiation" National Review. 1995-9-11. ...
Punishment and resurrection[edit]. Jamadagni was still furious with Renuka and ordered his sons to punish their mother. One by ...
Capital punishment[edit]. Main article: Capital punishment in New Zealand. Capital punishment was practiced in New Zealand from ... "Capital punishment in New Zealand". Ministry for Culture and Heritage. 5 August 2014. Retrieved 1 August 2015.. ... Pratt, John; Clark, Marie (2005). "Penal populism in New Zealand". Punishment and Society. 7 (3): 303-322. doi:10.1177/ ... Life imprisonment is the severest form of punishment in New Zealand since the abolition of the death penalty in 1989. It is the ...
As capital punishment[edit]. This section does not cite any sources. Please help improve this section by adding citations to ... The harshest punishments, usually involving death by torturous methods like Kamayude (釜茹で), death by boiling, were reserved for ... Seppuku and "cruel punishments" at the end of Tokugawa Shogunate. *Tokugawa Shogunate edict banning Junshi (Following one's ... Seppuku as judicial punishment was abolished in 1873, shortly after the Meiji Restoration, but voluntary seppuku did not ...
Punishment[edit]. Main article: Capital and corporal punishment in Judaism. In practice, Jewish law makes it very difficult to ... The Talmud lists the punishment for blaspheming the Ineffable Name of God as death.[30] The sons of Noah are to be executed by ... The Tosafot seems to agree with Nahmanides reasoning.[37]:39 According to some opinions, punishment is the same whether the ... Some of the categories of capital punishment recorded in the Talmud are recorded as having never been carried out. It is ...
18th-century British criminology had emphasized severe punishment. Slowly capital punishment was replaced by transportation, ... Policing and punishment in nineteenth century Britain (2015).. *Churchill, David. Crime Control and Everyday Life in the ... "Crime, policing and punishment." in Chris Williams, ed., A companion to nineteenth-century Britain (2007): 381-395. excerpt ... Crime and punishment. *Auerbach, Sascha. "'Beyond the pale of mercy': Victorian penal culture, police court missionaries, and ...
Charges, conviction and punishment[edit]. Background[edit]. A Magarha,[10] Abdelbaset al-Megrahi was born in Tripoli on 1 April ... "punishment part" of his life term. On 31 May 2004, he was granted leave to appeal against his 27-year sentence.[25] The appeal ...
Punishments[edit]. Christians who refused to recant by performing ceremonies to honour the gods would meet with severe ... Still, no specific punishment was prescribed by these edicts and governors retained the leeway afforded to them by distance.[24 ... Christians were arrested, tried in the forum, and subsequently imprisoned.[53] They were condemned to various punishments: ... Since, under Roman law, capital punishment could only be enforced by provincial governors, and because, most of the time, these ...
Punishment usually consisted of physical forms of punishment, including capital punishment, mutilation, flagellation (whipping ... Kann, Mark E. (2005). "Concealing Punishment". Punishment, Prisons, and Patriarchy: Liberty and Power in the Early American ... Kann, Mark E. (2005). "Concealing Punishment". Punishment, Prisons, and Patriarchy: Liberty and Power in the Early American ... User Views of Punishment: The comparative experience of short term prison sentences and community-based punishments Research ...
Cruel and unusual punishment is prohibited. Specifically, penalties of death, mutilation, infamy, marks, physical punishments, ... Capital punishment and 2005 Amendment[edit]. On 8 November 2005, The Senate of Mexico adopted a final decree amending the ... All persons punished under the law are entitled to due process, punishments must follow what is dictated by written law. Note ... Limits the government's authority to arrest only those suspected of crimes for which imprisonment is an allowed punishment. ...
Multiple punishment, including prosecution after conviction[edit]. In Blockburger v. United States (1932), the Supreme Court ... The historical origin of "infamous crime" comes from the infamia, a punishment under Roman law by which a citizen was deprived ... Whether a crime is "infamous", for purposes of the Grand Jury Clause, is determined by the nature of the punishment that may be ... No person shall be subject, except in cases of impeachment, to more than one punishment or trial for the same offense; nor ...
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"Punishment". Encyclopædia Britannica. § Punishment in Islamic law. "Islam QA Fatwa 101972: Ruling on honour killings". ... Prevention and punishment of honor killings and similar crimes of passion are issues of interest to local and international ... Salafi scholar Muhammad Al-Munajjid asserts that the punishment of any crime is only reserved for the Islamic ruler. Ali Gomaa ... In 2005, A small survey in Diyarbakir in southeastern Turkey found that, when asked the appropriate punishment for a woman who ...
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Beveridge, Chris (11 August 2004). "Vanilla Series: Punishment". Archived from the original on 8 January 2014. ... Crocker, Janet (November 2004). "Punishment". Animefringe. 5 (11). p. 18. Retrieved 25 September 2016. ...
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The hudud punishment for zināʾ in cases of consensual sex and the punishment of rape victims who failed to prove the coercion, ... Hudud offences and punishments[edit]. The offences subject to hudud punishment are: *Some types of theft (Sariqa, السرقة). ... doubt, uncertainty) to avoid hudud punishments is based on a hadith that states "avert hadd punishment in case of shubha".[27] ... Enforcement of hudud punishments has varied from country to country. In Pakistan and Libya, hudud punishments have not been ...
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  • Objective To examine the association between corporal punishment bans and youth violence at an international level. (
  • Interventions National corporal punishment bans. (
  • Conclusions Country prohibition of corporal punishment is associated with less youth violence. (
  • However, these results support the hypothesis that societies that prohibit the use of corporal punishment are less violent for youth to grow up in than societies that have not. (
  • Corporal punishment is an adult's use of physical force to correct or control a child's inappropriate behaviour. (
  • Unicef reported that an estimated 17% of adolescents worldwide have experienced corporal punishment either at school or in the home during the past month. (
  • 3 Proponents of corporal punishment argue that physical discipline is benign or even beneficial to the long-term health of the child. (
  • Later, amputation became less common, but capital punishment and corporal punishment remained. (
  • Corporal punishment refers to punishments in which physical pain is intended to be inflicted upon the transgressor. (
  • I had liberal baby boomer parents who did not believe in corporal punishment . (
  • Nearly half of parents of secondary school children say corporal punishment such as the cane or slipper should be reintroduced, a survey suggests. (
  • But one teachers' union said evidence suggested behaviour has improved since corporal punishment was banned. (
  • The research, carried out by YouGov, showed slightly less support for corporal punishment than a TES survey in 2000 - which found 51% of parents in favour. (
  • The NASUWT teachers' union said there was a "mythology" around corporal punishment. (
  • London ( - The British government ventured into the deep waters of corporal punishment Tuesday, publishing a so-called "consultation paper" to discuss when, how and if English parents should smack their children. (
  • It quickly prompted criticism, both from family groups who feel parents should have the right to discipline children by spanking them or hitting them, and from children's charities, which want corporal punishment outlawed altogether. (
  • Corporal punishment in British state schools was banned 14 years ago, and private sector schools were compelled to follow suit last year. (
  • In issuing the paper today, Health Minister John Hutton made it clear the government was not considering outlawing all corporal punishment by parents, but he said it was seeking ways of protecting children from abuse while supporting parents in the task of bringing up children. (
  • One of these groups is a California-based body called Parents and Teachers Against Violence in Education, which said Tuesday any steps to outlaw the use of implements to beat children while allowing corporal punishment in general to continue was "a well-intended but fainthearted reform. (
  • Hunain's death is the most recent and egregious example of the widespread problem of corporal punishment in Pakistan's schools . (
  • According to the Pakistani child rights group Society for the Protection of the Rights of the Child (SPARC) , corporal punishment causes up to 35,000 children in Pakistan to drop out of school every year . (
  • Last year, Pakistan's federal minister for human rights proposed legislation seeking to end corporal punishment in the country. (
  • Nearly 22.5 million Pakistani children are out of school , most of them girls, and corporal punishment remains a significant reason. (
  • The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that corporal punishment in schools be abolished in all states by law and that alternative forms of student behavior management be used. (
  • It is estimated that corporal punishment is administered between 1 and 2 million times a year in schools in the United States. (
  • 1 Increasingly, states are abolishing corporal punishment as a means of discipline, but statutes in some states still allow school officials to use this form of discipline. (
  • The American Academy of Pediatrics believes that corporal punishment may affect adversely a student's self-image and school achievement and that it may contribute to disruptive and violent student behavior. (
  • 1,5-7 Alternative methods of behavioral management have proved more effective than corporal punishment and are specifically described in the reference articles. (
  • The American Academy of Pediatrics urges parents, educators, school administrators, school board members, legislators, and others to seek the legal prohibition by all states of corporal punishment in schools and to encourage the use of alternative methods of managing student behavior. (
  • The National Center for the Study of Corporal Punishment and Alternatives. (
  • 1991 ) The role of the pediatrician in abolishing corporal punishment in schools. (
  • Cowardice and desertions occur, and are punished by community-imposed sanctions, including collective corporal punishment and fines. (
  • U.S. Reps. McCarthy, Scott say corporal punishment targets minorities. (
  • June 29, 2010 -- The debate on corporal punishment reached Washington today where a New York congresswoman introduced legislation to remove paddles from U.S. schools. (
  • She told that she sees corporal punishment as a school safety issue that breeds more problems than it solves. (
  • Corporal punishment is seen by some educators as an effective way to curb growing trends of student violence and misbehavior. (
  • And new advocates for corporal punishment are making headlines with regularity. (
  • agreed to consider allowing corporal punishment in its schools after teachers said they would like the option, tired of current discipline options failing to make a difference. (
  • Based on the number of students in each state, Mississippi used corporal punishment most often, paddling 7.5 percent of its students that year. (
  • In addition to their argument that paddling only teaches violence with violence, Scott and McCarthy said corporal punishment is used more often on minority and special education students -- black students were more than twice as likely to get hit than white students, they said. (
  • The department's data showed that 53 percent of the children disciplined with corporal punishment were white, compared with 35 percent for black students. (
  • In 1970s Scotland, Grace Campbell, a mother of two small boys, asked the teachers at their school to give her a guarantee that her children would not be subjected to corporal (meaning physical) punishment as a method of discipline in the classroom. (
  • When she lost in the highest court in the land, the House of Lords, she was finally able to take her case to the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, where she and her husband won the legal arguments, thereby obliging the UK government to change the law, which effectively led to the end of corporal punishment in all UK state schools. (
  • Georgia School for Innovation and the Classics has brought back corporal punishment. (
  • The Georgia School of Innovation and the Classics sought parental permission to use corporal punishment, and dozens have given the go-ahead for their children. (
  • Jody Boulineau, the school superintendent, told WRDW 12: "There was a time where corporal punishment was kind of the norm in school and you didn't have the problems that you have. (
  • There are 19 states in America where corporal punishment is legal, but it is rare for schools to implement it. (
  • One study indicates about 160,000 students faced corporal punishment in 2011-12. (
  • So the school district has changed its policy - to expand, not abolish, corporal punishment. (
  • Texas law allows schools to use corporal punishment unless a parent or guardian prohibits it in writing. (
  • Texas is one of 19 states allowing schools to spank students, but 97 of the nation's 100 largest school districts have banned corporal punishment, according to the Center for Effective Discipline. (
  • About 75 percent of the state's school districts use corporal punishment, including Springtown, a town of about 2,700 located about 30 miles northwest of Fort Worth , according to People Opposed to Paddling Students, a group based in Houston . (
  • State Rep. Alma Allen (D) thinks school officials should never spank children, but her bill to abolish corporal punishment in Texas schools never passed. (
  • Parents need to know that Crime + Punishment , a 2018 documentary, follows the "NYPD 12," a dozen dedicated New York City police officers who sued their department over illegal racist practices that they refused to comply with. (
  • Punishments differ in their degree of severity, and may include sanctions such as reprimands, deprivations of privileges or liberty, fines, incarcerations, ostracism, the infliction of pain, amputation and the death penalty. (
  • There are many kinds of punishment, from a death penalty for very bad crimes, to things that parents may do to punish children, like spanking them or taking away their toys. (
  • Based on the Eighth Amendment's ban on cruel and unusual punishment, the high court abolished the death penalty for intellectually disabled offenders in 2002, for juvenile offenders in 2005 and, in 2008, for raping a child when death is not the intended or actual result. (
  • Two of the factors apparently contributing to China's frequent use of the death penalty are the troubled court system and a national policy that permits capital punishment for crimes that are not considered capital in most other countries. (
  • While public dissent can be at times limited in China, the Washington Post story reported that "prominent Chinese academics" have been calling for the country to reduce or end its use of the death penalty for capital punishment. (
  • Capital punishment , also known as the death penalty , refers to the custom of executing prisoners who are convicted of certain heinous crimes. (
  • Most Australian removed the death penalty in 1984 as a punishment for murder, however at that time it had not been used since 1967. (
  • Last year, during a forum at the University of Chicago, Antonin Scalia -- one of three Catholic justices on the U.S. Supreme Court -- criticized the Church's teachings on capital punishment, noting that support for the death penalty can be found in both the Old and New Testaments of the Bible. (
  • In recent decades, however, getting away with murder has been infused with new meaning: purposeful government policy now grants murderers immunity from punishment for new crimes. (
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  • Punishment, commonly, is the imposition of an undesirable or unpleasant outcome upon a group or individual, meted out by an authority-in contexts ranging from child discipline to criminal law-as a response and deterrent to a particular action or behavior that is deemed undesirable or unacceptable. (
  • Punishment can be an integral part of socialization, and punishing unwanted behavior is often part of a system of pedagogy or behavioral modification which also includes rewards. (
  • In terms of conditioning , reward is much more effective than punishment at changing behavior . (
  • Punishment is the authoritative imposition of something negative or unpleasant on a person or animal in response to behavior deemed wrong by an individual or group. (
  • A surprisingly simple model shows that if individuals have the option to stand aside and abstain from the joint endeavour, this paves the way for the emergence and establishment of social norms prescribing the punishment of non-cooperative behavior. (
  • In typical cases of punishment, persons who possess authority impose designedly unpleasant consequences upon, and express their condemnation of, other persons who are capable of choice and who have breached established standards of behavior. (
  • In the long, contentious history of capital punishment in America, there has never been a moment like this: Over just a few days in mid-December, judges in California and Maryland and the governor of Florida shut down any pending executions in those states-all because of rapidly growing doubts about the humanity and constitutionality of lethal injection. (
  • Hence, punishment is the infliction of pain on another for the sake of attaining revenge, er, I mean justice . (
  • Capital punishment is a legal penalty in the mainland of the People's Republic of China . (
  • Capital punishment was one of the classical Five Punishments of China's dynastic period. (
  • [6] In Chinese philosophy , capital punishment was supported by the Legalists , but its application was tempered by the Confucianists , who preferred rehabilitation and mercy over capital punishment. (
  • [7] Confucius did not oppose capital punishment absolutely, but did take the view that in a well-ordered society based on moral persuasion, capital punishment would become unnecessary. (
  • During China's early dynasties, capital punishment and amputation were predominant among the five punishments. (
  • Under the Punishments of Lu ( Lu Xing ), written sometime in the Warring States period (475-221 BCE), there were 200 capital offences. (
  • The National Conference of State Legislatures tracks significant capital punishment enactments in the states. (
  • Capital Punishment topics include: execution methods and procedures, trial and appellate procedures, aggravating factors, intellectual disability and mental illness, repeal or reinstatement, ballot measures, resolutions and studies, and other significant enactments. (
  • Includes legislation modifying law to meet constitutional standards for excluding intellectually disabled individuals from capital punishment and for determining a defendant's intellectual disability. (
  • Includes legislation that repeals capital punishment laws or reinstates capital punishment. (
  • Includes ballot measures and legislative resolutions or legislation addressing capital punishment, including studies of capital punishment laws and practices. (
  • Includes other significant capital punishment enactments. (
  • None of these orders address capital punishment itself. (
  • Behind all three rulings is a growing body of evidence that lethal injection is far from the humane alternative to electrocution or gassing that legislators around the country sought after the Supreme Court reinstated capital punishment in 1977. (
  • Increasingly, capital punishment legislation being considered in state legislatures across the nation is focused on concerns over cost, viable methods of execution, intellectual disability, and lengthy trial and appellate procedures. (
  • These concerns have prompted changes to capital punishment policy and process and even, on occasion, been sufficient for states to abandon the policy altogether. (
  • The 2002 Atkins v. Virginia decision categorically excluded individuals with intellectual disabilities from being eligible for capital punishment. (
  • Lethal injection is currently the primary method of execution in all 29 states that allow capital punishment. (
  • But China's approach to capital punishment does appear to be changing. (
  • When judges, legislators, and governors make capital punishment impossible in willful defiance of great public support, they liberate those already serving life sentences to fearlessly perpetrate as many additional vicious crimes as they can because they face no greater penalty. (
  • No American jurisdiction has adopted a system of capital punishment reflecting a judgment that it is morally proper to execute everyone who intentionally kills. (
  • For many years, English law imposed capital punishment for the crime of polygamy . (
  • Pope Francis argued that capital punishment is unacceptable in all cases. (
  • Of the main developed countries, only the United States , Belarus and Japan use formalized capital punishment, though many developed countries give law enforcement greater authority to kill than allowed by the United States . (
  • The federal government (both in the civilian sector and the military) authorize capital punishment for the most heinous crimes, including treason. (
  • Pennsylvania has hundreds of people on death row , though only three inmates have been executed since the reinstatement of capital punishment laws, and all three essentially "volunteered" by dropping their appeals. (
  • What's notable about this is that he was the 20th death row inmate to commit suicide since California reinstated capital punishment in 1978. (
  • This figure says something about the false promise of capital punishment: The families of victims may get some visceral satisfaction when their loved ones' killers are sentenced to death, but this turns to frustration and bitterness as decades pass without the sentences being carried out. (
  • Public support for capital punishment has been plummeting in recent years, and for reasons of cost, morality and effectiveness, voters may finally be willing to pursue a better course. (
  • Is Capital Punishment Biblical? (
  • Putting aside capital punishment, which I would argue is cruel and unusual on its face, Americans are ignoring a host of horrific conditions that inmates are subjected to. (
  • The execution of Michael Ross has been delayed several times over the last few weeks, as the courts heard multiple appeals from his family and from opponents of capital punishment. (
  • In 1995, Pope John Paul II issued an encyclical in which he called capital punishment a 'a significant cause of grave moral decline. (
  • The polls show that the Catholics who go to church on a weekly basis are less supportive of capital punishment than Catholics who don't go to church,' he says. (
  • So certainly when they're going to church, they are hearing the message of the bishops in support of life and against capital punishment. (
  • Professor Mikulish notes that, during the recent U.S. presidential campaign, some the nation's bishops criticized Senator John Kerry's stance on the issue of abortion, but failed to challenge President Bush's record on capital punishment. (
  • (1) Somehow, astonishingly enough, nobody seems to have noticed that central to the story is the subject of capital punishment and its history. (
  • According to the judge, "we must not read modern compunctions about capital punishment into a story written a century ago. (
  • Yet during the very years that Melville was composing the story--1886 to 1891--national and international attention was focused on the climax of a century-long battle over capital punishment unfolding in the very place where Melville was living--New York State. (
  • Is it because we ignore the history of capital punishment in the nineteenth century, including its profound influence on American culture? (
  • In any case, if we do contextualize Billy Budd within the American history of capital punishment and its bizarre outcome in New York State during the years 1886 to 1891, the story transforms before our eyes. (
  • If Billy Budd had been published in 1891, when Melville wrote "End of Book" on the last leaf of the manuscript, few readers at the time could have failed to understand that the debate then raging about capital punishment was central to the story, and to these readers the story's position in that debate would have appeared unequivocal and unambiguous. (
  • Billy Budd derives in part from the American movement against capital punishment. (
  • Does capital punishment serve as a deterrent to killing or as an exemplary model for killing? (
  • Is capital punishment essentially a manifestation of the power of the state? (
  • Participants on all sides of the debate seemed to agree on only one thing: that the most appalling moment in the history of capital punishment within modern civilization was the reign of George III in England. (
  • (7) As the battle against capital punishment raged while Melville was composing Billy Budd , partisans on both sides agreed that eliminating most of the code's capital offenses constituted one of the century's notable achievements in human progress. (
  • Capital punishment truly enforces the sanctity of life. (
  • Does the delay in meting out the punishment encourage more of these types of crimes? (
  • The latest of several impoverished movie adaptations of Fyodor Dostoevsky's 'Crime and Punishment,' this Australian production struggles to find any meaning in its own existence. (
  • Joy Hook AP Literature summer assignment Mrs. Mattner 29 June 2015 Crime and Punishment journal book 1 In Fyodor Dostoevsky's book, Crime and Punishment, he uses a lot of imagery and uses allusions to enhance his writing throughout the story. (
  • Fyodor Dostoevsky's magnum opus, Crime and Punishment sucks the readers into the consciousness of the protagonist, RodionRomanovichRaskolnikov where a battle, the eternal struggle between the good and evil and reason and sentiment is going on. (
  • Although men administered this drug are capable of having sexual intercourse, many people argue that chemical castration is cruel and unusual punishment. (
  • It suggests that while this may be a solution to a serious problem, it also may be cruel and unusal punishment of sex offenders. (
  • Cruel and unusual punishment is unconstitutional. (
  • The 8th Amendment bans cruel and unusual punishment. (
  • Pakistan has ratified international conventions prohibiting the use of cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or punishment, both physical and mental. (
  • In other situations, breaking a rule may be rewarded, and so receiving such a reward naturally does not constitute punishment. (
  • Operant conditioning refers to learning with either punishment (often confused as negative reinforcement) or a reward that serves as a positive reinforcement of the lesson to be learned. (
  • Insights from the fourth level of of the Spiral Dynamics model will help us understand and change punishment/reward relationship patterns that no longer serve us. (
  • Is chemical castration an acceptable punishment for male sex offenders? (
  • Chemical castration is an ideal punishment for sex offenders. (
  • It has no near plans to make chemical castration a mandatory punishment for sex offenders. (
  • A third relates to the form and severity of punishment that is appropriate for particular offenses and offenders. (
  • Альбом содержит скрытый трек «Capitol Punishment» , являющийся попурри из многочисленных песен Megadeth . (
  • First, it constitutes collective punishment of the entire population in Gaza for the acts of a few militants. (
  • An editorial in the Los Angeles Times called for "an end to a blockade that amounts to the collective punishment of Palestinians under Hamas rule. (
  • So rather than just a simple, short form of punishment to go along with the negative reinforcement -route of child training, I had to discuss all of the negative affects that came of my behaviour. (
  • The purpose of punishment is to weaken a behaviour or lessen its likelihood. (
  • San Francisco County Jails No. 7 and No. 8 - where top administrators are ex-cons and the prisoners are referred to as 'clients' - is turning the common wisdom about punishment and crime on its head. (
  • Until 2010 when it was formally prohibited by federal legislation it could still have been used as a punishment for treason during a time of war or the Ashes. (
  • Compared with a baseline of no communication and no punishment, we find that chat room communication increases cooperation and efficiency nearly as much as face-to-face communication, even though the chat room environment does not communicate cues of facial expression, tone of voice, and body language. (
  • We seem to have replaced the problem of explaining cooperation with that of explaining altruistic punishment. (
  • Our model predicts that if the joint enterprise is optional, cooperation backed by punishment is more likely than if the joint enterprise is obligatory. (
  • Including punishment opportunities does not alter the qualitative outcome: as long as punishers dominate they may stabilize cooperation for some time but eventually non-punishing cooperators will invade through random drift and pave they way for the successful invasion of defectors. (
  • In compulsory public goods interactions, cooperation (and punishment) can be maintained as long as punishers are common. (
  • Understanding cooperation and punishment in small-scale societies is crucial for explaining the origins of human cooperation. (
  • Based on a representative sample of 88 recent raids, we show that the Turkana sustain costly cooperation in combat at a remarkably large scale, at least in part, through punishment of free-riders. (
  • These results challenge current views that punishment is unimportant in small-scale societies and that human cooperation evolved in small groups of kin and familiar individuals. (
  • Recent models suggest that informal systems of punishment can maintain cooperation in large groups ( 1 , 2 ). (
  • First, does punishment actually play an important role in sustaining human cooperation in the absence of formal coercive institutions? (
  • However, scholars have questioned whether such punishment exists outside of laboratory settings ( 5 ) and, even if punishment does occur, whether it effectively promotes cooperation ( 6 - 8 ). (
  • Punishment can sustain cooperation on scales ranging from small kin-based hunter-gatherer bands to large modern states ( 9 ). (
  • Although ethnographic and oral historical accounts suggest that such societies could mobilize on large scales ( 19 - 23 ), there is little quantitative data on the nature of punishment and the scale of cooperation in these societies ( 5 ). (
  • These laws will create an institution, such as punishment or criminals. (
  • Criminals shouldn't get a worse punishment than they deserve and people who haven't committed a crime shouldn't get any punishment. (
  • Director Stephen Maing's new documentary, Crime + Punishment , available on Hulu, follows a group of whistleblower New York Police Department (NYPD) officers challenging the department's unofficial quota system. (
  • Dostoyevsky brings this religiously based concept into his novel Crime and Punishment to show his readers how suffering is not only unavoidable but also a means of achieving something. (
  • Dostoyevsky 's Crime and Punishment relies heavily on Raskolnikov's motivation for committing the crime. (
  • In Crime and Punishment, Raskolnikov is depicted as "crushed by poverty, but the anxieties of his position had of late ceased to weigh upon him" (Dostoyevsky 3). (
  • The two years before he wrote Crime and Punishment (1866) had been bad ones for Dostoyevsky. (
  • One of the supreme masterpieces of world literature, Crime and Punishment catapulted Dostoyevsky to the forefront of Russian writers and into the ranks of the world's greatest novelists. (
  • But we need a common sense approach to compensation and punishment -- one that fairly compensates individuals and ISPs for their true losses (as any tort system should) and punishes the perpetrators in a way proportionate to the severity of the offense, and not merely society's annoyance with it. (
  • Impartial third-party punishment, or TPP, is the ability to judge the severity of a crime and assess a reasonable punishment. (
  • In Crime and Punishment, A Russian man known as Raskolnikov murders an old pawnbroker and her younger sister. (
  • Being the fate of Rodin Romanovich Raskolnikov in Fyodor Dostoyevsky's 1866 novel Crime and Punishment, readers are able to see an example of this in the Russian Empire. (
  • There has been a need to distinguish between the practice of punishment and the institution of punishment. (
  • The proper consideration of 'evil genes' just draws attention to the complexity of the practice of punishment. (
  • Negative consequences that are not authorized or that are administered without a breach of rules are not considered to be punishment as defined here. (
  • Finally the condition of breaking (or breaching) the rules must be satisfied for consequences to be considered punishment. (
  • Intent and motive (easily sensed by teens) are what differentiate consequences and limits [protective] from punishment and control [reactive]. (
  • Punishment involves designedly harmful consequences that most people would wish to avoid. (
  • The reasoning for punishment may be to condition a child to avoid self-endangerment, to impose social conformity (in particular, in the contexts of compulsory education or military discipline), to defend norms, to protect against future harms (in particular, those from violent crime), and to maintain the law-and respect for rule of law-under which the social group is governed. (
  • A higher level of capacity is required to impose punishment than is minimally necessary to make one subject to it. (
  • Parents have the right to make choices about reasonable punishments, but there is a fine line between 'reasonable chastisement' (which is a defence in law) and assault (which is a criminal offence). (
  • Parents who did not consent to allowing the paddle as punishment had to allow suspension of up to five days. (
  • Further, our results suggest that disparagement of group norms by members of the in-group (acting as an intra-group identity threat) increases the use of costly punishment within the in-group. (
  • Abstract: We compare two devices previously found to increase contributions to public goods in laboratory experiments: communication, and punishment (allowing subjects to engage in costly reductions of one another's earnings after learning of their contribution decisions). (
  • But since punishment is costly, it also reduces the punishers' payoff. (
  • This raises a 'second order social dilemma': costly punishment seems to be an altruistic act, since individuals who contribute, but do not punish, are better off than the punishers. (
  • crime, punishment, justice, will be eligible for the International Feature Film Competition and the director of the best film will be granted with the Golden Scales Award and $20.000 money prize. (
  • Although punishment has been a crucial feature of every developed legal system, widespread disagreement exists over the moral principles that can justify its imposition. (
  • We find that when people are treated unfairly they systematically prefer to use punishment to create advantageous inequality. (
  • The government, he said, was calling for the views of "everyone with the welfare of children at heart" on how existing laws could be amended to protect children from "harsh, degrading and inappropriate" punishment. (
  • Veterans with frontal lobe injuries did worse than the control group when it came to assigning inappropriate punishments, and pinpointed for researchers the brain locations of the underlying problems. (
  • Punishment in laboratory games, however, is nearly always designed to promote equality (e.g., rejections in standard ultimatum games) and the marginal cost of punishment is typically non-trivially positive. (
  • The managing editor and business manager of the AEgis, the college journal, having furnished an apology for the publication, and delivered up for destruction the unsold copies of that periodical in which the President was attacked, the Faculty of Dartmouth College have changed their punishment from 'separation' to suspension until the annual examination in June. (
  • In all cases, a parent must give written permission and request it in lieu of another punishment, such as suspension or detention. (
  • Among 530 secondary school pupils also surveyed, 19% backed a return to punishments such as the cane or slipper, though 71% were opposed. (
  • A school in Georgia, US, has brought back the paddle as a form of punishment to misbehaving pupils. (
  • Crime and Punishment, written by Fyodor Dostoevsky, is a novel about the actions of a man, his punishment, and his eventual redemption. (
  • Is it not true that the greater the time elapsed from the criminal event to the punishment, the greater the disconnect between that nefarious act and the penalty? (
  • The Securities and Exchange Commission is experimenting with punishments that more closely fit the wrongdoing at issue in a bid to give its enforcement cases more bite. (
  • Guns, Crime, and Punishment explores controversial issues such as gun tracing initiatives, the possible extension of the Brady Bill, gun-oriented policing, federal law enforcement initiatives such as "Project Exile," and civil litigation against gun manufacturers. (
  • The judge and jury look back onto what a criminal has done in order to ascertain his guilt and subsequent punishment. (
  • An argument in favor of the regret and overwhelming guilt that plagues the character Rascolnikov in the novel Crime and Punishment following his double-murder. (
  • Inflicting something negative, or unpleasant, on a person or animal, without authority is considered revenge or spite rather than punishment. (
  • Once punishment is established it prevents dissident minorities from spreading. (
  • Hunain's father alleges the school was also inflicting mental punishment on his son by harassing him for non-payment of school fees, which were deposited the day Hunain died. (
  • They weren't upset about the punishment itself, but instead that the school violated the policy requiring an educator of the same sex as the student to dole out the paddling. (