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Crime and Punishment - The Story of Corporal Punishment

Timeshift lifts the veil on the taboo that is corporal punishment. What it reveals is a fascinating history spanning religion, the justice system, sex and education. Today it is a subject that is almost impossible to discuss in public, but it's not that long since corporal punishment was a routine part of life. Surprising and enlightening, the programme invites us to leave our preconceptions at the door so that we may better understand how corporal punishment came to be so important for so long.

1 hour

Last on

Thu 14 Jun 2012 02:00

Credits

Role Contributor
ProducerRachel Jardine
Series ProducerBen Southwell
Executive ProducerMichael Poole
NarratorDenis Lawson

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