Modern Histories of Crime and Punishment (inbunden)
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Stanford University Press
Dubber, Markus D. (gen. ed.)/Farmer, Lindsay (gen. ed.)/Dubber, Markus D. (gen. ed.)/Farmer, Lindsay (gen. ed.)
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Modern Histories of Crime and Punishment (inbunden)

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Modern Histories of Crime and Punishment showcases a variety of disciplinary, methodological, and theoretical approaches that, taken together, frame historical analysis in the study and teaching of criminal law. Featuring work by historians, lawyers, theorists, and sociologists, Modern Histories approaches the history of crime and punishment not as the freestanding study of a distinct institution or body of legal doctrine, but as part of a broader inquiry into the webs of governance and control that constitute social and political life.
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"Modern Histories of Crime and Punishment involves an original and interdisciplinary approach to the area of criminal law. This is an exceptional book." -- Alan Norrie, King's College * London * "This collection of highly original works explores the construction of criminal law discourse and its problematic relationship to the enterprise of state punishment. There are many scholars whose work intersects with this volume, but no other published collection on the history of substantive criminal law offers anything like the range and coherence put forth here." -- Jonathan Simon, Boalt Hall School of Law * UC Berkeley * "Intricacy and depth of scholarship... characterize the chapters. Modern Histories of Crime and Punishment has been a bracing intellectual excursion, and... I found each of the articles to range from interesting to fascinating." -- <I>Law and Politics Book Review</I>

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Markus D. Dubber is Professor of Law and Director of the Buffalo Criminal Law Center at SUNY Buffalo School of Law. His books include The Police Power: Patriarchy and the Foundations of American Government (2005), The Sense of Justice: Empathy in Law and Punishment (2006), and The New Police Science: The Police Power in Domestic and International Governance (coedited with M. Valverde; Stanford, 2006).Lindsay Farmer is Professor of Law at the University of Glasgow and author of Criminal Law, Tradition and Legal Order (1997), and The Trial on Trial (3 vols.) (coedited with R.A. Duff, V. Tadros, & S. Marshall, 2004-07).


Contents Contributors iii Introduction: Regarding Criminal Law Historically Markus D. Dubber and Lindsay Farmer 1 1. Character, Capacity, Outcome: Toward a Framework for Assessing the Shifting Pattern of Criminal Responsibility in Modern English Law Nicola Lacey 000 2. Criminal Responsibility and the Proof of Guilt Lindsay Farmer 000 3. "An Inducement to Morbid Minds": Politics and Madness in the Victorian Courtroom Joel Peter Eigen 000 4. The Meaning of Killing Guyora Binder 000 5. "An Extraordinarily Beautiful Document": Jefferson's Bill for Proportioning Crimes and Punishments and the Challenge of Republican Punishment Markus D. Dubber 000 6. The Myth of Private Prosecution in England, 1790-1850 Bruce P. Smith 000 7. Hans Litten and the Politics of Criminal Law in the Weimar Republic Benjamin Hett 000 8. Civilizing Darwin: Holmes on Criminal Law Gerry Leonard 000 9. Bodies, Words, Identities: The Moving Targets of the Criminal Law Mariana Valverde 000 10. Criminal Law at a Fault Line of Imperial Authority: Inter- Racial Homicide Trials in British India Martin Wiener 000 11. Crime and Punishment on the Tea Plantations of Colonial India Elizabeth Kolsky 000 12. "Enfeebling the Arm of Justice": Perjury and Prevarication in British India Wendie Ellen Schneider 000 Index