Why Should We Care What the Public Thinks? A Critical Assessment of the Claims of Popular Punishment

Bidragets oversatte titel: Hvorfor skal vi bekymre os om hvad befolkningen synes?: En kritisk analyse af argumenterne for straf baseret på retsfølelse

Frej Klem Thomsen

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Abstract

This chapter explores three versions of the argument to the effect that we ought to punish in accordance with popular sentiment: While the first two versions of the argument are rejected, it is held that the third argument may provide a reason in favour of incorporating public opinion.
Bidragets oversatte titelHvorfor skal vi bekymre os om hvad befolkningen synes?: En kritisk analyse af argumenterne for straf baseret på retsfølelse
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelPopular Punishment : On the Normative Significance of Public Opinion
RedaktørerJesper Ryberg, Roberts Julian V.
Udgivelses stedOxford
ForlagOxford University Press
Publikationsdato2014
Sider119-145
Kapitel6
ISBN (Trykt)9780199941377
StatusUdgivet - 2014

Citer dette

Thomsen, F. K. (2014). Why Should We Care What the Public Thinks? A Critical Assessment of the Claims of Popular Punishment. I J. Ryberg, & R. Julian V. (red.), Popular Punishment: On the Normative Significance of Public Opinion (s. 119-145). Oxford University Press.