Learning Objectives

1.1  Describe the function of corrections and its philosophical underpinnings

1.2  Explain the function and justification of punishment

1.3  Differentiate between the classical and positivist schools in terms of their respective stances on punishment

1.4  Define and describe retribution, deterrence, incapacitation, rehabilitation, and reintegration

1.5  Explain the distinction between the crime control and due process models

1.6  Understand the usefulness of a comparative perspective