"First published 2014 by Ashgate Publishing"--t.p. verso. Based on author's dissertation (doctoral)-- University of Delaware, 2011, issued under title: "Everyone has choices": constructing individualism in the cultural and institutional life of capital mitigation.
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1. Individualism and capital sentencing : what we know and what we hope to learn 2. Hegemonic tales of individual responsibility in capital mitigation 3. Subversive stories in capital mitigation 4. "You still don't kill somebody" : hegemonic individualism and jurors' sentencing recommendations 5. "A premeditated intent to kill" : hegemonic tales in judicial sentencing opinions.