Compare and contrast the principle of retributive justice and restorative justice, being sure to paraphrase, cite and reference material covered in the course text regarding the principles and related definitions and ideas. Which do you think is better, and why? How would you incorporate either into our present day Criminal Justice System?
need to constantly prove themselves to White people before they could be integrated into society. This has stemmed from a predominantly white ruling class domination of a racially diverse society coupled with their imposing of their worldviews as the accepted social norms. In actuality, these worldviews and ideologies are merely social constructs developed to serve the ruling class and control power relations. Significant economic, political and social change over the years coupled with the increasing number of vocal victims put an end to the ability of white men to sexually assault black women without consequence. Of equal importance to note in this book is the “mammyfication” of the black woman. Black women were often subjected to tend to white families at the expense of their own children who had to grow up without a mother. As aptly put by Cydney Renee, mammyfication is “the stripping away of the many layers of black women, and making it a commodity of which black women contribute to entirely, but in no way benefit from without pushback from society”. Some of these key ideas in McGuire’s work presented a new dynamic in understanding a history that had become taken for granted, and makes one realize the need to be willing to go beyond the status quo, exploring unconventional lines of inquiry in the search for truth. Democracy Abroad, Lynching at Home: Racial Violence in Florida – Tameka Bradley-Hobbs Bradley-Hobbs’ book highlights an equally significant problem that pervaded U.S race relations; the lynching violence in Florida and other southern states and how it placed the nation in a precarious position, especially in relation to its stance on the world stage. Although lynching had once been a prominent act in the U.S up until the early 20th century, it reduced considerably in other parts of the nation but was still assiduously practiced in the South, largely due to the dominant ideology of the “black rapist beast”. Hobbs points out that despite its persistence, the nature of lynching evolved overtime, as it served the broad social purpose of maintaining white supremacy in the economic, social and political spheres. The failure of Florida state government to contain the situation made the state a n>GET ANSWER