Cruel and Unusual: The Culture of Punishment in America

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Cruel and Unusual: The Culture of Punishment in America - Cusac, Anne-Marie, Dr.

The statistics are startling. Since 1973, America's imprisonment rate has multiplied over five times to become the highest in the world. More than two million inmates reside in state and federal prisons. What does this say about our attitudes toward criminals and punishment? What does it say about us? This book explores the cultural evolution of ... Read More

Cruel and Unusual: The Culture of Punishment in America 2010, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300168013

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Cruel and Unusual: The Culture of Punishment in America 2009, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300111743

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