Dealing with offending behaviour: Custodial sentencing and recidivism

Evaluation- 

The effectiveness of punishment- High levels of recidivism suggests is punishment doesn't work, people may avoid being caught rather than avoid punishment; severity of punishment doesn't have no effect for example the death punishment in the USA 

Other benefits of custodial sentencing- Proctection only applies to a small range of criminals for exapmle violent ones, retribution can be achieved through restorative justice and rehabilitation may lack effectiveness because of poor motivation

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Dealing with offending behaviour: Custodial sentencing and recidivism

Evaluation- 

The effectiveness of punishment- High levels of recidivism suggests is punishment doesn't work, people may avoid being caught rather than avoid punishment; severity of punishment doesn't have no effect for example the death punishment in the USA 

Other benefits of custodial sentencing- Proctection only applies to a small range of criminals for exapmle violent ones, retribution can be achieved through restorative justice and rehabilitation may lack effectiveness because of poor motivation

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