Inferno: an anatomy of American punishment

Punishment misunderstood -- The ratchet effect in theory -- The mixed signs in suffering -- The legal punishers -- The legally punished -- The punitive impulse in American society -- The law against itself -- Coda : the psychology of punishment

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Main Author: Ferguson, Robert A.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, Mass. [u.a.] Harvard University Press 2014
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Summary:Punishment misunderstood -- The ratchet effect in theory -- The mixed signs in suffering -- The legal punishers -- The legally punished -- The punitive impulse in American society -- The law against itself -- Coda : the psychology of punishment
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:XI, 337 S. graph. Darst. 24 cm
ISBN:9780674728684