Does It Really Work?

Vrettos, Jim S.
May 2010
Tikkun;May/Jun2010, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p31
The article presents the author's views on the effectiveness of fear-based crime prevention in criminal justice administration. He cites the ideology of professor David Kennedy concerning crime prevention that emphasizes individual choice and moral accountability without depending on harsh prison sentences. He also believes that the fear-based paradigm in criminal justice creates a never-ending cycle of mistrust and cynicism instead of bringing safe and peace in the world.


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