Journals Higher Education

£25.00

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Published: 05 May 2005

336 Pages | 4 halftones, 10 plates

234x154mm

ISBN: 9780195182606


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Harsh Justice

Criminal Punishment and the Widening Divide between America and Europe

James Q. Whitman

  • First book-length study to look at harshness of American punishment from a widely comparative perspective
  • Argues that American pattern of status equality has played a central role in the rise of our stunningly harsh punishment practices
  • An original and imaginative look at comparative legal culture
  • Looks at the development of criminal punishment in America
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