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A contributing editor to the The Atlantic Monthly finds that American discussions of criminal justice and the death penalty-- including notions of accountability, victimhood, moral agency, and self-control--are driven by a volatile mix of fear, fury, and wishful thinking about simple solutions, and that rational knowledge has become irrelevant. Kaminer doesn't offer answers, but she asks good questions that challenge conventional wisdom on both the political right and the left.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [267]-285) and index.

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ISBN:
9780201622744
Subtitle:
(crime and culture )
Author:
Kaminer, Wendy
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley
Location:
Reading, Mass. :
Subject:
Public opinion
Subject:
Criminal justice, administration of
Subject:
Capital punishment
Subject:
Violent crimes
Subject:
Public opinion -- United States.
Subject:
Violent crimes -- United States -- Public opinion.
Copyright:
Series Volume:
nr. 67
Publication Date:
c1995
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Pages:
292 p.

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