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- DescriptionTaking 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.
- Author BiographyDavid Garland is Professor of Sociology at New York University. He is one of the leading sociologists writing on punishment and crime control, his major works including Punishment and Modern Society, and The Culture of Control.
- Author(s)David Garland
- PublisherOxford University Press
- Date of Publication30/09/2010
- GenreSocial Issues, Services & Welfare
- Place of PublicationOxford
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintOxford University Press
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Weight789 g
- Width163 mm
- Height237 mm
- Spine31 mm
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