Executing Freedom

Author: Daniel LaChance
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022606672X
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That question is at the heart of Executing Freedom, a powerful, wide-ranging examination of the place of the death penalty in American culture and how it has changed over the years.

Kinship By Design

Author: Ellen Herman
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226328074
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In doing so, this volume provides a new vantage point from which to view twentieth-century America, revealing as much about social welfare, statecraft, and science as it does about childhood, family, and private life.

When The State Kills

Author: Austin Sarat
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691102610
Size: 56.85 MB
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"Of all the books which I have read on the death penalty--and that number is considerable--Sarat's probing analysis in these pages is among the best. I turned to some of Sarat's research when I wrote Dead Man Walking.

Tortured Subjects

Author: Lisa Silverman
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226757537
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In Tortured Subjects, Lisa Silverman tells the haunting story of how this idea became a fixed part of the French legal system during the early modern period.

Just Mercy

Author: Bryan Stevenson
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
ISBN: 0812994531
Size: 55.92 MB
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. . . The message of this book . . . is that evil can be overcome, a difference can be made.

Belonging In An Adopted World

Author: Barbara Yngvesson
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226964485
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Starting from the transformation of the abandoned child into an adoptable resource for nations that give and receive children in adoption, this volume examines the ramifications of such gifts, especially for families created through ...

Escape From Camp 14

Author: Blaine Harden
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101561262
Size: 54.52 MB
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No one, that is, except Shin Dong-hyuk. In Escape From Camp 14, Blaine Harden unlocks the secrets of the world’s most repressive totalitarian state through the story of Shin’s shocking imprisonment and his astounding getaway.

The Gospel Of Life

Author: Pope John Paul II
Publisher: USCCB Publishing
ISBN: 9781555863166
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Reaffirming the "greatness and inestimable value of human life," Pope John Paul II discusses in this encyclical letter the present-day legal, ethical, and moral threats to life.

Among The Lowest Of The Dead

Author: David Von Drehle
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
ISBN: 9780472031238
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A study of the human side of the death penalty shares portraits of survivors of murder victims awaiting justice, lawyers on both sides of cases, judges who pronounce sentences, governors who sign death warrants, and, above all, the ...