Using the course materials, library, Web resources, and textbook, research the retribution and incapacitation theories of punishment. In this assignment, you will prepare an essay on the differences and similarities between the retribution and incapacitation theories.
- Using the course materials, library, Web resources, and textbook, address the following in a Word document of 4–5 pages:
- Identify 2 specific differences and similarities between the theories.
- Examine and explain 2 social arguments used to support both theories. Argument topics include the death penalty and costs of incarceration.
- Include any philosophical or social issues that could be used to support either model.
- Please include any situations or social forces that you deem applicable that may have influence over either theory of punishment.
- You must use at least 2 references to support your responses.
- All references and in-text citations should be formatted using APA style.