Making Sex Offenders Pay — and Pay and Pay and Pay
Our latest Freakonomics broadcast episode is named sex that is“Making Pay — and Pay and Pay and Pay.” (it is possible to sign up for the podcast at iTunes or somewhere else, obtain the feed, or pay attention through the media player above. You’ll be able to read the transcript, which include credits for the songs hear that is you’ll the episode.)
The gist of this episode: certain, intercourse crimes are horrific, while the perpetrators deserve to harshly be punished. But culture keeps costs that are exacting out-of-pocket and otherwise — long after the jail phrase happens to be offered.
This episode ended up being influenced (as numerous of our most readily useful episodes are) by the email from a podcast listener. Their title is Jake Swartz:
And so I just completed my M.A. in forensic psychology at John Jay and began an internship in a new city … we spend most of my times spending time with lovely individuals like rapists and pedophiles. Inside my internship, we primarily do treatment (both group and person) with convicted intercourse offenders also it made me recognize being truly a intercourse offender is really an idea that is terriblebesides the apparent reasons). […]