Western societies have been punishing criminal actors since ancient Greece
CRJ 306 week 1 D1
Western societies have been punishing criminal actors since ancient Greece. This begs the question of whether or not punishment is an effective means of crime control and recidivist reduction. As you explore the balance of freedom vs. security and the history of criminal punishment, be willing to think of new ways to address and deter criminal behavior.
Respond to this prompt if your last name begins with the letters M through Z:Explain the history of punishment and its goals. Your response must detail the origins of punishment, how notions of what is “appropriate” punishment is for a given circumstance over time, and an analysis of the effectiveness of modern punishment methods and schemes.
Punishment is the activities for reforming or rehabilitating offenders for retribution, mostly by inflicting pain. Punishment has primitive origins as “a warrant for master cruelty to their juniors (University of California Press, 2004).” It was the right of the masters to experience the sensation of despising or mistreating…………………..