Monthly Archives: May 2017

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Punishment and solidarity? An experimental test of the educative-moralizing effects of legal sanctions

By |May 4th, 2017|

Journal of Experimental Criminology

Justin T. Pickett* and Thomas Baker

ABSTRACT

Objectives: Both scholars and legal practitioners have long theorized that a central function of criminal punishments is to reinforce moral values and, in so doing, symbolically reaffirm the vitality of the shared beliefs that underpin social trust and bonding—or what Durkheim refers to as “mechanical solidarity”. Crime, […]

Tired of Working for Uncle Sam? Maybe You’ve Got “Ideological Whiplash”

By |May 4th, 2017|

MAY 3, 2017

CSDA Associate Stacy Torres discussed about stress and emotional labor among federal employees in the Trump era in an article on Zócalo Public Square .

Professor Shawn Bushway Named ASC Fellow

By |May 4th, 2017|

May 3, 2017

CSDA Associate Shawn Bushway was named a fellow of the American Society of Criminology. Read more here.