Punishment, participatory democracy, and the jury

Focusing contemporary democratic theory on the neglected topic of punishment, this book argues for increased civic engagement in criminal justice as an antidote to the American penal state. It considers how the jury may serve as a participatory institution that gathers and utilizes citizen's ju...

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Main Author: Dzur, Albert W.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York Oxford University Press 2012, 2012
Series:Studies in penal theory and philosophy / Studies in penal theory and philosophy
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Focusing contemporary democratic theory on the neglected topic of punishment, this book argues for increased civic engagement in criminal justice as an antidote to the American penal state. It considers how the jury may serve as a participatory institution that gathers and utilizes citizen's juridical capabilities rather than merely expressing unreflective public opinion
Physical Description:1 online resource
ISBN:9780199980024