John Braithwaite and Philip Pettit

in Not Just Deserts

Published in print October 1992 | ISBN: 9780198240563
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191680205 | DOI:

Series: Clarendon Paperbacks


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This chapter does no more than touch upon some salient conclusions. First, it highlights the key features of the republican theory. Second, it notes major complaints against retributivism; and third, it identifies the common ground between the two theories, with a view to further dialogue.

Keywords: republican theory; criminal justice; crime; punishment; retributivism

Chapter.  3011 words. 

Subjects: Social and Political Philosophy

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