This podcast explores why and how people are punished in the United States and throughout the world, ranging from criminal punishment to disciplining children. Each episode features a fifteen minute interview with a punisher (e.g., a judge or parent), someone punished (e.g., convicts or children), or those who study punishment (e.g., academics). So listen up...or be punished.
Sunday, September 2, 2012
In Defense of Flogging w/ Peter Moskos
The title says it all. According to today's guest, former police officer Peter Moskos, the convicted should have a choice of whether to serve prison time or undergo a brutal caning.
You can get the episode here, or if you haven't iTunes, then here.