#40DayChallenge Day 23 – Crime and Punishment

Today’s question is one of a number of requests I have had to look at in the #40DayChallenge. In 2017 there was a question on Crime prevention and punishment which was essential a Left vs Right Realism argument. Today’s question hints at another approach to punishment – Functionalism. Of course, the role of punishment can be further explored using concepts such as the Panopticon and Foucault’s Surveillance Society, but the hints in this question are from a more functionalist viewpoint. Today’s question is…

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Sociology teacher trying to change the world one cohort at a time. Sometimes flippant, often miserable, but always focused on opening the eyes of students to the complexities of the world we live in.

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