The culture of vengeance and the fate of American justice / Terry Kenneth Aladjem.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
xx, 246 pages ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Liberalism and the anger of punishment : the motivation to vengeance and myths of justice reconsidered Violence, vengeance, and the rudiments of American theodicy The nature of vengeance : memory, self-deception, and the movement from terror to pity Revenge & the fallibility of the state : the problem of vengeance and democratic punishment revisited or how America should punish.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-240) and index.