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.

Twelve Years A Slave

Author: Solomon Northup
Publisher: Piper Verlag
ISBN: 3492967086
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Solomon Northup war ein freier Bürger, bis er von Sklavenhändlern verschleppt und an einen Plantagenbesitzer verkauft wurde.

Starship Troopers

Author: Robert A. Heinlein
ISBN: 9783404141593
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Sie sind Starship Troopers, die Infanteristen in diesem galaktischen Konflikt, und sie trifft der Schrecken, die Einsamkeit und die Angst am härtesten ... 1959 erhielt Robert Heinlein für diesen Roman den Hugo Award, einen der ...

Salz F R Die See

Author: Ruta Sepetys
Publisher: Königskinder
ISBN: 3646929227
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Die letzten Kriegstage des Jahres 1945: Tausende Menschen flüchten aus Angst vor der Roten Armee nach Westen.

Legal Responses To Religious Practices In The United States

Author: Austin Sarat
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139576976
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Most scholars now recognize that although the US Supreme Court has not offered a consistent interpretation of what 'non-establishment' or religious freedom means, as a general matter it can be said that the First Amendment requires that ...

The Cultural Lives Of Capital Punishment

Author: Austin Sarat
Publisher: Stanford Univ Pr
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Punishment lives in culture as a set of images, as a marvelous spectacle of
condemnation. The semiotics of punishment is all around us, not just in the
architecture of the prison, or the speech made by a judge as she ... Traditionally,
public execution was one of the great spectacles of power and an instruction in
the mysteries of responsibility and retribution. ... for the production of public
images of evil or of an unruly freedom whose only containment is in a state-
imposed death, and for ...

Crimes Of Punishment

Author: Theodore L. Dorpat
Publisher: Algora Publishing
ISBN: 0875865658
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This book differs in two important ways from the books written by Menninger and Kupers. First, The Crimes of Punishment covers other kinds of punishment, while those authors deal only with the punishment of incarceration.