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Measuring Social Norms and Preferences Using Experimental Games: A Guide for Social Scientist s

Colin F. Camerer and Ernst Fehr

in Foundations of Human Sociality: Economic Experiments and Ethnographic Evidence from Fifteen Small-Scale Societies

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199262052
eISBN:
9780191601637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199262055.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The work of the cross‐cultural behavioural experiments project presented in this book is rooted in the logic of game theory and the practices of experimental economics, and this chapter provides an ... More


‘An author I have not read’: Foe, Crime and Punishment, and the Problem of the Novel

Patrick Hayes

in J.M. Coetzee and the Novel: Writing and Politics after Beckett

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199587957
eISBN:
9780191723292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587957.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In the context of a late twentieth‐century politics of race and gender—a politics often suspicious of the liberal ideal of equal dignity—what is the value of the realist novel? What kinds of moral ... More


Jeremy Bentham and the Origins of the Panopticon

Janet Semple

in Bentham's Prison: A Study of the Panopticon Penitentiary

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273875
eISBN:
9780191684074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273875.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses the family and personal background of Jeremy Bentham and the origins of the panopticon. Bentham was born in London, England in 1748 and was the eldest son of Alicia and ... More


Socrates Dissatisfied: An Analysis of Plato's Crito

Roslyn Weiss

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195116847
eISBN:
9780199833832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195116844.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The personified Laws in the Crito who make the case for Socrates' remaining in prison and accepting his execution rather than fleeing at the urging of his friend Crito, speak not, as is generally ... More


Ethical Argument

Lackland H. Bloom

in Methods of Interpretation: How the Supreme Court Reads the Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195377118
eISBN:
9780199869510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377118.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the use of ethical argument by the Court. It examines the arguable employment of such methodology under the Cruel and Unusual Punishment Clause of the Eighth Amendment focusing ... More


The Intricate Ways of Guilt: Der Prozeß (1914)

Ritchie Robertson

in Kafka: Judaism, Politics, and Literature

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158141
eISBN:
9780191673276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158141.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Der Prozeβ is the most familiar and the most controversial of Franz Kafka's novels. It is the one best known to the reading public, and its opening incident, the unexplained arrest ... More


‘THE PROBLEM WITH WOMEN’: The Natives Adultery Punishment Ordinance, 1916

DIANA JEATER

in Marriage, Perversion, and Power: The Construction of Moral Discourse in Southern Rhodesia 1894-1930

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203797
eISBN:
9780191675980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203797.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The migrant labour system was the outcome of an apparent contradiction between its political and economic interests. The NAPO, which was to aid African women to meet their lineage obligations, ... More


The Moral Punishment Instinct

Jan-Willem van Prooijen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190609979
eISBN:
9780190610005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190609979.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Across time and cultures, ranging from ancient hunter-gatherers, to holy scriptures, to contemporary courts of law, it has been common for people to punish offenders. Furthermore, punishment is not ... More


The European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment Comes of Age

Antonio Cassese

in The Human Dimension of International Law: Selected Papers of Antonio Cassese

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199232918
eISBN:
9780191696572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232918.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The main features of the Council of Europe Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) are by now well known. The Committee is an international body ... More


Conclusion: Rethinking Punishment

Didier Fassin

in The Will to Punish

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190888589
eISBN:
9780190888619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888589.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

If punishment is not what we say it is, if it is not justified by the reasons we invoke, if it facilitates repeat offenses instead of preventing them, if it punishes in excess of the seriousness of ... More


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