The Killing State : capital Punishment in Law.
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New York : Oxford University Press, 2000. Hardbound. Dustjacket. xii,263 pp. Condition : very good. ISBN 0195120868[KEYWORDS: RECHT, *, *2012-02 philosophy of law, *2015-40 rechtsgeschiedenis , capital punishment, Todesstrafe, criminal law, philosophy of law. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 166542
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Edited by a leading figure in socio-legal studies, this book brings together the work of ten scholars, including recognized experts on the death penalty and noted scholars writing about it for the first time. Focused more on theory than on advocacy, these bracing essays open up new questions for scholars and citizens: What is the relationship of the death penalty to the maintenance of political sovereignty? In what ways does the death penalty resemble and enable other forms of law's violence? How is capital punishment portrayed in popular culture? How does capital punishment express the new politics of crime, organize positions in the "culture war," and affect the structure of American values? This book is a timely examination of a vitally important topic: the impact of state killing on our law, our politics, and our cultural life.
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Austin Sarat is William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science at Amherst College. He has written and edited many books and articles on the theory and practice of law, and was recently elected President of the Law and Society Association.
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