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American justice and degrading punishment. Reading "us" versus "them" as justification for degradation
Autori/Curatori: Casey Chiappetta, Robert Johnson 
Anno di pubblicazione:  2015 Fascicolo: 2  Lingua: Inglese 
Numero pagine:  14 P. 35-48 Dimensione file:  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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