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- Wiley 2008; US$ 243.95
The Blackwell Companion to Law and Society is an authoritative study of the relationship between law and social interaction. Thirty-two original essays by an international group of expert scholars examine a wide range of critical questions. Authors represent various theoretical, methodological, and political commitments, creating the first truly... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 88.00
Charts the ambiguous and contested meanings of civil rights in law and culture, confronting important questions about race in contemporary America. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 99.95
Aims to bring together the work of leading scholars of Constitutionalism, Constitutional law, and politics in the United States to take stock of the field to chart its progress, and point the way for its future development. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 94.95
Presents an issue devoted to exploring humanistic perspectives on the subject of punishment. This book explores the way deviant subjects are constructed and made available for punishment, the philosophical context within which decisions about punishment are made, and the inner workings of the penal apparatus. more...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 24.00
Gruesome Spectacles tells the sobering history of botched, mismanaged, and painful executions in the U.S. from 1890 to the present. Since the book's initial publication in 2014, the cruel and unusual executions of a number of people on death row, including Clayton Lockett in Oklahoma and Joseph Wood in Arizona, have made headlines and renewed vigorous... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 124.95
This volume of "Studies in Law, Politics, and Society" brings together research by graduate students from universities in the United States and the United Kingdom. The work of these students was singled out by their teachers and advisors as showing unusual promise and marking out directions for the next generation of interdisciplinary legal... more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 35.00
Brings together the work of writers to discuss the meaning of execution in American law and culture. This book provides historical background on the death penalty and brings together arguments about the morality of capital punishment with arguments about its meaning. It also considers whether death penalty is the very cause of violence. more...