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Books editi da Cambridge Univ Pr con argomento Punishment

Justice, Punishment and the Medieval Muslim Imagination

Justice, Punishment and the Medieval Muslim Imagination

Lange Christian 
edizioni Cambridge Univ Pr collana Cambridge Univ Pr (Hardcover), 2008

How was the use of violence against Muslims explained and justified in medieval Islam? What role did state punishment play in delineating the private from the public sphere? What strategies were deployed to cope with the suffering caused by punishment? These questions are explored in Christian Lange's in-depth study...

€ 115,20
Legal Revision and Religious Renewal in Ancient Israel

Legal Revision and Religious Renewal in Ancient Israel

Levinson Bernard M. 
edizioni Cambridge Univ Pr collana (Hardcover), 2008

This book examines the doctrine of transgenerational punishment found in the Decalogue-that is, the idea that God punishes sinners vicariously and extends the punishment due them to three or four generations of their progeny. Though it was "God-given" law, the unfairness of punishing innocent people merely for being...

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€ 56,80
States of Violence

States of Violence

Sarat Austin (EDT)  Culbert Jennifer Louise (EDT) 
edizioni Cambridge Univ Pr collana Cambridge Univ Pr (Hardcover), 2009

The book brings together scholarship on three different forms of state violence, examining each for what it can tell us about the conditions under which states use violence and the significance of violence to our understanding of states. The contributors to this book demonstrate that states of violence thus have a...

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€ 71,60
States of Violence

States of Violence

Sarat Austin (EDT)  Culbert Jennifer (EDT) 
edizioni Cambridge Univ Pr collana (Paperback), 2009

The book brings together scholarship on three different forms of state violence, examining each for what it can tell us about the conditions under which states use violence and the significance of violence to our understanding of states. The contributors to this book demonstrate that states of violence thus have a...

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€ 29,30
Capital Punishment

Capital Punishment

Hodgkinson Peter (EDT)  Schabas William A. (EDT) 
edizioni Cambridge Univ Pr collana Cambridge Univ Pr (Hardcover), 2004

The editors of this study isolate the core issues influencing legislation so that they can be incorporated into strategies that advise governments in changing their policy on capital punishment. What are the critical factors determining whether a country replaces, retains or restores the death penalty? Why do some...

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€ 106,30