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Legal violence and the limits of the law

It's not just a good idea, it's the law : rationality, force, and changing minds / Mark Kingwell -- Cruel and thus not unusual : Jacques Derrida's seminar on the death penalty / Michael Naas -- The violent rhetoric of accusation : Cicero and the Marcus Ameleus Scaurus case / G. Pavlic...

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Contributors: Nichols, Joshua Ben David (HerausgeberIn); Swiffen, Amy (Editor)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Abingdon, Oxon New York, NY Routledge 2018
Edition:First published
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Summary:It's not just a good idea, it's the law : rationality, force, and changing minds / Mark Kingwell -- Cruel and thus not unusual : Jacques Derrida's seminar on the death penalty / Michael Naas -- The violent rhetoric of accusation : Cicero and the Marcus Ameleus Scaurus case / G. Pavlich -- The colonialism of incarceration / Robert Nichols -- Ran away from her master : a negroe girl named Thursday: examining evidence of punishment, isolation, and trauma in Nova Scotia and Quebec fugitive slave advertisements / Charmaine Nelson -- The work of death : massacre and retribution in Southampton County, Virginia, August 1831 / Christopher Tomlins -- Civilising missions and humanitarian interventions : into the laws and territories of first nations / Irene Watson -- The rhetoric of abolition : continuity and change in the struggle against America's death penalty, 1900-2010 / Austin Sarat, Robert Kermes, Adelyn Curran, Margaret Kiley, Keshav Pant -- Too wicked to die : the enduring legacy of humane reforms to solitary confinement / Kelly Struthers Munford, Kelly Hannah-Moffat, and Alex Hunter -- Nonviolent communion versus medieval ships of fools : engaged-citizenry alternatives to Europe's war on refugees / Pablo Ouziel
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:xii, 192 Seiten Illustrationen
ISBN:9781317602118
9781317602101
9781317602095
9781138814141
9781138347984