American furies: crime, punishment, and vengeance in the age of mass imprisonment

Introduction: From out of Tartarus -- The holy experiment -- A rising tide of violence -- Using a sledgehammer to kill a gnat -- Victims, fundamentalists, and rant radio hacks -- Reducto ad absurdum -- Open for business -- Till the end of time -- Storehouses of the living dead -- Adult time -- Concl...

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Main Author: Abramsky, Sasha (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Boston, Mass. Beacon Press c 2007
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Summary:Introduction: From out of Tartarus -- The holy experiment -- A rising tide of violence -- Using a sledgehammer to kill a gnat -- Victims, fundamentalists, and rant radio hacks -- Reducto ad absurdum -- Open for business -- Till the end of time -- Storehouses of the living dead -- Adult time -- Conclusion: Leviathan calling
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:XXV, 213 S
ISBN:9780807042229
0807042226