From the Salem witch trials to death row, this work is a gripping analysis of the evolution of punishment practices, policies, and problems in America.
· A chronology tracking the history of punishment in the United States begins with ancient practices like blood feuds
· A chapter on facts and data presents studies on the impact of the war on drugs and the truth-in-sentencing laws on the prison population
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Workhouses. Insane asylums. Prisons. Strait-jackets. Solitary confinement. Capital punishment. Since colonial times, American society has endeavored to find effective ways to punish its offenders. How have methods of punishment changed over time, and do any of them really deter crime?About the Author:
Cyndi Banks is associate professor of criminal justice at Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Brand New Original US Edition, Perfect Condition. Printed in English. Excellent Quality, Service and customer satisfaction guaranteed!. Bookseller Inventory # AIND-14753
Book Description Book Condition: New. New. US edition. Perfect condition. Customer satisfaction our priority. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-FEB-110320
Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. New. US edition. Customer Satisfaction guaranteed!!. Bookseller Inventory # SHUB110320
Book Description Book Condition: New. Brand New Original US Edition.We Ship to PO BOX Address also. EXPEDITED shipping option also available for faster delivery. Bookseller Inventory # AUSBNEW-14753
Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. New, US edition. Excellent Customer Service. Bookseller Inventory # ABEUSA-110320
Book Description ABC-CLIO, 2017. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used! This item is printed on demand. Bookseller Inventory # P111851096760
Book Description ABC-CLIO. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1851096760 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1700287
Book Description ABC-CLIO Ltd, 2005. HRD. Book Condition: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days.THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IP-9781851096763
Book Description ABC-CLIO, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # INGM9781851096763
Book Description ABC-CLIO, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1851096760