Sociology of Punishment
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This sociology of punishment seeks to know why and how we punish, the general justifying purpose of punishment and the particular principle of syndication. Punishment involves the particular intentional infliction of pain and/or the particular deprivation of proper rights and liberties. Sociologists of treatment usually examine state-sanctioned acts in terms of law-breaking; why, in particular, citizens give consent towards the legitimation of operates of violence.

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