The Resource Cruel and unusual : punishment and US culture, Brian Jarvis

Cruel and unusual : punishment and US culture, Brian Jarvis

Label
Cruel and unusual : punishment and US culture
Title
Cruel and unusual
Title remainder
punishment and US culture
Statement of responsibility
Brian Jarvis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explores who -- and why -- American society punishes, using examples from literature and film
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
364.6/0973
Index
index present
LC call number
HV9466
LC item number
.J37 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Cruel and unusual : punishment and US culture, Brian Jarvis
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 274-279) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The birth of a prison nation -- The scarlet letter and the long forever of Puritan punishment -- Reading the Rosenbergs : The public burning and the Book of Daniel -- Punishment, resistance, and the African-American experience -- The whip, the noose, the cell, and their lover : Melville and masochism -- Inside the American prison film -- Image burn : a Minority report on the future of US punishment
Control code
ocn244352526
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 287 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781849645027
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt184pt11
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b33660943
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)244352526
  • acaebk1435660803

Library Locations

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