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Corporal Punishment


Advisory Council on the Treatment of Offenders. Report: Corporal Punishment. Cmnd. 1213. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1961.

BAHRAMPOUR, FIROUZEH. "The Caning of Michael Fay: Can Singapore's Punishment Withstand Scrutiny of International Law?" American University Journal of International Law & Policy 10 (1995): 1075–1108.

Cadogan Committee. Report of the Departmental Committee on Corporal Punishment. Cmnd. 5684. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1938. Reprint, 1963.

CALDWELL, ROBERT G. "The Deterrent Influence of Corporal Punishment on Prisoners Who Have Been Whipped." American Sociological Review 9 (1944): 171–177.

Canada, Parliament. Reports of the Joint Committee of the Senate and House of Commons on Capital Punishment, Corporal Punishment, Lotteries. Ottawa: Queen's Printer and Controller of Stationery, 1956.

Council of Europe. The European Convention on Human Rights. Strasbourg, France: Directorate of Information, 1968.

FOUCAULT, MICHEL. Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison. New York: Pantheon, 1977.

KAN, STEVEN S. "Corporal Punishments and Optimal Incapacitation." Journal of Legal Studies 25 (1996): 121–130.

MATTHEWS, MICHAEL P. "Caning and the Constitution: Why The Backlash against Crime Won't Result in the Backlashing of Criminals." New York Law School Journal of Human Rights 14 (1998): 571–614.

MIDGLEY, JAMES O. "Corporal Punishment and Penal Policy: Notes on the Continued Use of Corporal Punishment with Reference to South Africa." Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology 73 (1982): 388–404.

NEWMAN, GRAEME. Just and Painful: A Case for the Corporal Punishment of Criminals. Harrow & Heston/Macmillan Book, 1983.

New Zealand Department of Justice. Crime in New Zealand. Wellington, New Zealand: Government Printer, 1968.

PHILLIPS, BARRY. "The Case for Corporal Punishment in the United Kingdom: Beaten into Submission in Europe?" International & Comparative Law Quarterly 43 (1994): 153–163.

RODLEY, NIGEL S. The Treatment of Prisoners under International Law. 2d ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.

SCOTT, GEORGE RYLEY. The History of Corporal Punishment: A Survey of Flagellation in Its Historical, Anthropological, and Sociological Aspects. Reprint. London: T. Werner Laurie, 1942.

United Nations Secretariat. "Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners." First United Nations Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders, Geneva, 22 August–3 September 1955. New York: United Nations. Department of Economic and Social Affairs, 1956. Pages 67–73.

WEIDMAN, WHITNEY S. "Don't Spare the Rod: A Proposed Return to Public, Corporal Punishment of Convicts." American Journal of Criminal Law 23 (1996): 651–673.

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