Executing Freedom

Author: Daniel LaChance
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022606672X
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That question is at the heart of Executing Freedom, a powerful, wide-ranging examination of the place of the death penalty in American culture and how it has changed over the years.

The Cultural Lives Of Capital Punishment

Author: Austin Sarat
Publisher: Stanford Univ Pr
ISBN:
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We further claim that, even though it is important to consider political (Neumeyer
2004) and socioeconomic (Simon 1997) factors that shape the existence of
capital punishment across geographic and social spaces, it is its cultural life that
... Execution itself, the moment of state killing, is today an occasion for rich
symbolization, for the production of public images of evil or of an unruly freedom
whose only containment is in a state-imposed death, and for Active re-creations
of the scene of ...

Incarceration Nation

Author: Stephen J. Hartnett
Publisher: Rowman Altamira
ISBN: 9780759104204
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He is the author of Democratic Dissent & The Cultural Fictions of Antebellum
America, which won the National Communication Association's 2002 Winans and
Wichelns Memorial Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Rhetoric and Public
Address, and ... He is currently working on The Waiting Room, an interactive art
installation organized around community conversations about the death penalty,
and Executing Democracy: Arguing About Capital Punishment in America, 1683-
1845.

Tanri Yanilgisi

Author: Richard Dawkins
Publisher:
ISBN: 9789944315111
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Does our moral sense have a Darwinian origin? ; A case study in the roots of morality ; If there is no God, why be good? -- The "good" book and the changing moral Zeitgeist. The Old Testament ; Is the New Testament any better?

The Death Penalty

Author: Austin Sarat
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Company
ISBN:
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The Cultural Life of Capital Punishment Consideration of influences on the death
penalty next moves from philosophical and policy perspectives and public
opinion to consider the way in which capital punishment is portrayed in popular
culture. ... Today in the United States and some other countries, execution itself,
the moment of state killing, is still an occasion for rich symbolization, for the
production of public images of evil or of an unruly freedom whose only
containment is in a ...

Executing Democracy Capital Punishment The Making Of America 1683 1807

Author: Stephen J. Hartnett
Publisher: Michigan State Univ Pr
ISBN:
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If, as Sacvan Bercovitch has argued, political life in America depends upon "a
way of imagining" the relationship between the individual and the state, what I
have called elsewhere enabling "cultural fictions," then the post-Revolutionary
backlash against democracy would require not only marshalling state violence
but also developing new ways of imagining the nation, including new cultural
fictions justifying state-sanctioned violence.1 I also argued in chapter 2 that the
emergence of ...