Hegemonic individualism and subversive stories in capital mitigation / Ross Kleinstuber, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, USA.
Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 
viii, 173 pages ; 24 cm.
Law, justice, and power.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction : American individualism and capital punishment Individualism and capital sentencing : what we know and what we hope to learn Hegemonic tales of individual responsibility in capital mitigation Subversive stories in capital mitigation "You still don't kill somebody" : hegemonic individualism and jurors' sentencing recommendations "A premeditated intent to kill" : hegemonic tales in judicial sentencing opinions Conclusion: individualism, public policy, and the future of capital punishment.
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.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-170) and index.
KF9227.C2 K58 2014
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