Crime and Punishment in America
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BeschreibungFrom the first incident of petty theft to modern media piracy, crime and punishment have been a part of every society. However, the structure and values of a particular society shape both the incidences of crime and the punishment of criminals. When the United States became an independent nation, politicians and civilians began the process of deciding which systems of punishment were appropriate for dealing with crimea process that continues to this day. "Crime and Punishment in America" examines the development of crime and punishment in the United Statesfrom the criminal justice practices of American Indians and the influence of colonists to the mistreatment of slaves, as well as such current criminal issues as the response to international terrorism.
Untertitel: Empfohlen von 12 bis 17 Jahren. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SONLIGHT CHRISTIAN -M
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2010
Seitenanzahl: 417 Seiten