The Resource Cruel and unusual : the culture of punishment in America, Anne-Marie Cusac

Cruel and unusual : the culture of punishment in America, Anne-Marie Cusac

Label
Cruel and unusual : the culture of punishment in America
Title
Cruel and unusual
Title remainder
the culture of punishment in America
Statement of responsibility
Anne-Marie Cusac
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
IDEBK
Dewey number
364.60973
Index
index present
LC call number
HV8693
LC item number
.C87 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Cruel and unusual : the culture of punishment in America, Anne-Marie Cusac
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-302) and index
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  • 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
Introduction: American living in a time of punishment -- When punishment is the subject, religion is the predicate -- "A heart is not wholly corrupted" : revolution, religion, punishment -- Reforming the reforms -- Punishment creep -- Vigilantism and progressivism -- The devilish generation -- Flogging for Jesus -- Pain becomes valuable again -- Pop culture and the criminal element -- Stunning technology -- The return to restraint -- Abu Ghraib, USA -- Epilogue: A little good news
Control code
ocn666893264
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 318 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300155495
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt111hxt
  • 241588
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b32181012
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)666893264
  • pebcs0300155492

Library Locations

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