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Peculiar institution: America's death penalty in an age of abolition

Prologue : the exemplary execution -- A peculiar institution -- The American way of death -- Historical modes of capital punishment -- The death penalty's decline -- Processes of transformation -- State and society in america -- Capital punishment in America -- An American abolition -- New poli...

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Main Author: Garland, David
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, Mass. Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2010
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Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
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Summary:Prologue : the exemplary execution -- A peculiar institution -- The American way of death -- Historical modes of capital punishment -- The death penalty's decline -- Processes of transformation -- State and society in america -- Capital punishment in America -- An American abolition -- New political and cultural meanings -- Reinventing the death penalty -- Death and its uses -- Epilogue : discourse and death
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:417 S. graph. Darst.
ISBN:9780199594993
9780674057234