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Crime and punishment in American history

Author: Lawrence Meir Friedman
Publisher: New York : BasicBooks, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

In a panoramic history of our criminal justice system from Colonial times to today, one of our foremost legal thinkers shows how America fashioned a system of crime and punishment in its own image.


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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Meir Friedman
OCLC Number: 869489087
Notes: Versement en lot.
Description: 1 online resource (1 texte électronique)
Contents: * Introduction Tight Little Islands: Criminal Justice In The Colonial Period * The Shape and Nature of the Law * The Law of God and Man From The Revolution To The Close Of The Nineteenth Century * The Mechanics of Power: The Republican Period * Power and Its Victims * Setting the Price: Criminal Justice and the Economy * Morals, Morality, and Criminal Justice * The Mechanics of Power II: Professionalization and Reform in the Late Nineteenth Century * Lawful Law and Lawless Law: Forms of American Violence * Legal Culture: Crimes of Mobility * Women and Criminal Justice to the End of the Nineteenth Century * The Evolution of Criminal Process: Trials and Errors Criminal Justice In The Twentieth Century * A National System * Crime on the Streets; Crime in the Suites * Realignment and Reform * Law, Morals, and Victimless Crime * The Mechanics of Power: Some Twentieth-Century Aspects * The Contemporary Criminal Trial * Gender and Justice * Crimes of the Self: Twentieth-Century Legal Culture * A Nation Besieged
Responsibility: Lawrence Friedman.


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