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The culture of vengeance and the fate of American justice

Author: Terry Kenneth Aladjem
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Kenneth Aladjem
ISBN: 0521713862 9780521713863 0521886244 9780521886246
OCLC Number: 1071793987
Description: xx, 246 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Liberalism and the anger of punishment: the motivation to vengeance and myths of justice reconsidered --
2. Violence, vengeance, and the rudiments of memories of horror --
3. nature of vengeance: memory, self-deception, and the movement from terror to pity --
4. Revenge and the fallibility of the state: the problem of vengeance and democratic punishment revisited, or how America should punish.
Responsibility: Terry K. Aladjem.
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