Video and Multimedia

Video Resources

Video 1: Philosophy-Ethics: Utilitarianism, Part 1

Description: In this Wireless Philosophy video, Julia Markovits (Cornell University) gives an introduction to the moral theory of utilitarianism.

Video 2: Tracey Meares (1 of 6): Understanding Deterrence and Legitimacy in Law Enforcement

Description: This interview followed the presentation “Don’t Jump the Shark: Understanding Deterrence and Legitimacy in the Architecture of Law Enforcement” given as part of NIJ’s Research for the Real World Seminar Series.

Video 3: Methods of Execution—Death Row: The Final 24 Hours

Description: The video discusses the methods used to prepare for execution.

Audio Resources

Audio 1: Rising Incarceration Rate Isn’t Reducing Crime, Says Report

Description: A report from the Council of Economic Advisors suggests longer sentences increases rates of recidivism, resulting in little impact on the crime rate.

Audio 2: Author Podcast: The Classical School

Description: The author provides a brief overview of the chapter and provides an example of the hedonistic calculus.

Web Resource

Web 1: An Examination of Deterrence Theory: Where Do We Stand?

Description: This article provides an overview of the deterrence theory.