Beyond the Bars: Transcending the Punishment Paradigm

  • What are the root causes of violence within communities?
  • What are the root causes of state violence?
  • How do the two intersect?
  • What is needed to makes communities safe?
  • What are the existing narratives about people who have committed violent acts?
  • How do we change those narratives?
  • When violence happens in the community, what are responses that decrease mass criminalization and incarceration and do not rely on the punishment paradigm?

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Urban Bioethics @ Temple

Urban Bioethics @ Temple

Committed to defining and addressing the ethical challenges of urban health care, public health status, and policy.@CBUHP