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Peculiar Institution: America's Death Penalty in an Age of Abolition

Author(s) By David Garland (Arthur T. Vanderbilt Professor of Law and Professor of Sociology at New York University).
Publisher Oxford University Press
ISBN 9780199594993
Practice Area Criminology: legal aspects
Format Hardback
Pages 428
Published in United Kingdom
Published 15 Oct 2010
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£32.05

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Taking us inside the world of capital punishment, this book presents a compelling picture of America's peculiar institution - its cultural meaning and symbolic force for supporters and abolitionists. Shattering current stereotypes, the book forces us to rethink our understanding of the politics of punishment in America and beyond.

Peculiar Institution: America's Death Penalty in an Age of Abolition - ISBN 9780199594993

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