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American justice and degrading punishment. Reading "us" versus "them" as justification for degradation
Journal Title: SICUREZZA E SCIENZE SOCIALI 
Author/s: Casey Chiappetta, Robert Johnson 
Year:  2015 Issue: Language: English 
Pages:  14 Pg. 35-48 FullText PDF:  102 KB
DOI:  10.3280/SISS2015-002004
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Harsh and degrading punishments are standard practice in the American justice system. Explanations for this phenomenon include the operation and interaction of cultural and institutional forces, which are examined in turn.
Keywords: American justice, american dream, punishment, degradation, shame

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Casey Chiappetta, Robert Johnson, in "SICUREZZA E SCIENZE SOCIALI" 2/2015, pp. 35-48, DOI:10.3280/SISS2015-002004

   

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