This exploration of "Trolleyology" was the latest book reviewed by the School of Advanced Studies staff book club.
Cultural conflict in law enforcement and corrections has been influenced by the different philosophies of punishment. The philosophies include:
Eye for an Eye - retribution
Just Desserts - delayed retribution
Conservative - "lock the door and throw away the key". Be tough on crime
Liberal - "rehab for everyone" approach
Radical - "the offender is also a victime. They are a product of a bad environment
These philosophies have been in existance and in conflict with each other for many years.