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Coercion to virtue a sociological discussion of the enforcement of morals by Jerome H. Skolnick

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Published by President"s Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Justice in [Washington] .
Written in English


  • Crimes without victims.,
  • Law and ethics.,
  • Law enforcement.

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Statementby Jerome H. Skolnick.
ContributionsUnited States. President"s Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Justice.
The Physical Object
Pagination80 p. ;
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16587317M

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  Monarchies could rely on coercion and "dazzling splendor" to suppress self-interest or factions; republics relied on the goodness of the people to put aside private interest for public good. The imperatives of virtue attached all sorts of desiderata to the republican citizen: simplicity, frugality, sobriety, simple manners, Christian.   THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK The Rational View of the Firm In this view, firms adopt practices that are best suited to their needs based on economic considerations, for reasons of internal efficiency. This Managing diversity: the virtue of coercion approach was first formalized by a neoclassical economist in the area Cited by: 2. Coercion in the Name of Virtue By Robert Bork Updated Dec. 8, am ET C lassical liberalism has been so thoroughly defeated by modern liberalism's statism and its coercive homogenization Author: Robert Bork. First, the fortress of the freedom of the will in each individual is impregnable by political coercion; that is, “the freedom that is necessary to virtue is presumably a freedom no man will ever be without.”.

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