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Neuroscience and social problems: the case of neuropunishment

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Neuroscientific interventions are increasingly proposed as solutions for social problems, beyond their application in biomedicine. For example, there is increasing interest, particularly from outside commentators, in harnessing neuroscientific advances as an alternative method of punishing criminal offenders. Such neuropunishments are seen as a potentially more effective, less costly, and more humane alternative to incarceration, with overall better results for offender, communities, and soci...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1017/S0963180118000269

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Politics & Int Relations
Department:
Oxford, HUM
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-8416-1818
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Journal:
Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics More from this journal
Volume:
27
Issue:
4
Pages:
628-634
Publication date:
2018-09-10
Acceptance date:
2018-02-01
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EISSN:
1469-2147
ISSN:
0963-1801
Pubs id:
pubs:927101
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uuid:8cdcc949-00e0-499f-8e05-c7c58e0865cf
Local pid:
pubs:927101
Source identifiers:
927101
Deposit date:
2018-10-12

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