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Punishment in America: A Reference Handbook
     

Punishment in America: A Reference Handbook

by Cyndi Banks, Mildred Vasan
 

ISBN-10: 1851096760

ISBN-13: 9781851096763

Pub. Date: 04/15/2005

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

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

Overview

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781851096763
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/15/2005
Series:
Contemporary World Issues Series
Pages:
319
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
13 - 18 Years

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