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By Claire Valier

ISBN-10: 041528175X

ISBN-13: 9780415281751

ISBN-10: 1138008591

ISBN-13: 9781138008595

this day, questions on how and why societies punish are deeply emotive and hotly contested. In Crime and Punishment in modern Culture, Claire Valier argues that legal justice is a key web site for the negotiation of recent collective identities and modes of belonging. Exploring either renowned cultural varieties and adjustments in crime rules and felony legislations, Valier elaborates new sorts of serious engagement with the politics of crime and punishment. In doing so, the e-book discusses:

· Teletechnologies, punishment and new collectivities
· The cultural politics of sufferers rights
· Discourses on foreigners, crime and diaspora
· Terror, the dying penalty and the spectacle of violence.

Crime and Punishment in modern Culture makes a well timed and critical contribution to discuss at the chances of justice within the media age.

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