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  • Discretionary Justiceby Carolyn Strange

    NYU Press 2016; US$ 46.75

    The pardon is an act of mercy, tied to the divine right of kings. Why did New York retain this mode of discretionary justice after the Revolution? And how did governors? use of this prerogative change with the advent of the penitentiary and the introduction of parole? This book answers these questions by mining previously unexplored evidence held in... more...

  • Isolationby Alison Bashford; Carolyn Strange

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    This book examines the coercive and legally sanctioned strategies of exclusion and segregation undertaken over the last two centuries in a wide range of contexts. The political and cultural history of this period raises a number of questions about coercive exclusion. The essays in this collection examine why isolation has been such a persistent strategy... more...

  • 'Honour' Killing and Violenceby Aisha K. Gill; Carolyn Strange; Karl Roberts

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 36.00

    In this interdisciplinary collection leading experts and scholars from criminology, psychology, law and history provide a compelling analysis of practices and beliefs that lead to violence against women, men and children in the name 'honour'. more...

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