Define the assigned theory of punishment. Identify and describe an example of a movie, television show or novel that depicts this theory of punishment. Describe the prison system that was established under the assigned theory of punishment. What was the philosophical basis for this style of punishment (i.e., religion, political changes, science, etc.)? Identify the goals for the prison system. What types of activities were inmates assigned under this prison system? Did prisons gain revenue because of inmate productivity? How was this accomplished? Compare the either prison system reviewed to the Auburn (New York) or Pennsylvania Prison System. Describe the similarities and differences between the two systems.

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wk1 DQ
For this discussion, students will be assigned to one of the theories of punishment listed below. Each student must respond based on their assigned theory of punishment and prison system. The assigned category will be used to answer the discussion questions.
Category Assignments for the Discussion:
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Utilitarian Theory of Punishment
Post-Revolution America
Pennsylvania Prison System
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Discussion Questions
Draft a response to each of the questions below to address the theories of punishment relating to your assigned category. Remember to use your textbook or another academic resource for your research.
Define the assigned theory of punishment. Identify and describe an example of a movie, television show or novel that depicts this theory of punishment.
Describe the prison system that was established under the assigned theory of punishment. What was the philosophical basis for this style of punishment (i.e., religion, political changes, science, etc.)? Identify the goals for the prison system. What types of activities were inmates assigned under this prison system? Did prisons gain revenue because of inmate productivity? How was this accomplished?
Compare the either prison system reviewed to the Auburn (New York) or Pennsylvania Prison System. Describe the similarities and differences between the two systems.
Assess the strengths and weaknesses of your assigned theory of punishment. Provide two weaknesses and two strengths for the theory of punishment and its prison system.