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Zero Tolerance, Naming and Shaming: Is There a Case for it with Crimes of the Powerful?

Braithwaite, John; Drahos, Peter


Zero tolerance and public shaming are increasingly advocated for both crimes of the powerless and crimes of the powerful. In this essay we argue against zero tolerance with respect to both kinds of crime. However, we defend naming and shaming with respect to crimes of the powerful. Part I of the paper begins from the assumption that both zero tolerance and naming and shaming are policies that do not merit serious consideration with crimes of the powerless. It then goes on to consider harder...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2002
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology
DOI: 10.1375/000486502320814322


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