Theories of Punishment: Changing Trends in Penology
Sagar Shelke1, Jyoti Dharm2
1Dr. Sagar Shelke, Assistant Professor, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, New Law College, Pune (Maharashtra), India.
2Dr. Jyoti Dharm, Assistant Professor, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, New Law College, Pune (Maharashtra), India.
Manuscript received on 28 September 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 10 November 2019 | Manuscript Published on 22 November 2019 | PP: 1299-1301 | Volume-8 Issue-6S3 September 2019 | Retrieval Number: F12250986S319/19©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.F1225.0986S319
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Abstract: From the ancient time it is the fundamental duty of the state to protect its citizens. The quantum of punishment used to be based on the theories of punishment. It has been observed in the modern times with the advent of administration of justice that there has been a shift from traditional punishments to the new trending concern of victimology. The focus is now on the victim’s plight and giving him fair justice and compensation. This paper contains various theories of punishment and the elaboration of whether it’s effective in modern times.
Keywords: Theories of Punishment, Retributive, Deterrent, Preventive, Reformative.
Scope of the Article: Social Sciences