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Law, meaning, and violence.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-187) and index.
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Introduction: Strange brew - punishment and political ideals The whip of utopia : on punishment and political vision "Man's life is but a prison" : human reason, secular political order, and the punishments of God Earthly divinity : punishment and the requirements of sovereignty Severing the sanguinary empire : punishment and early American democratic idealism Punishment in liberal regimes Hitched to the post : prison labor, choice, and citizenship Punishment and the spiral of disorder.