Punishment and culture a right to punish? by MariМЃa JoseМЃ FalcoМЃn y Tella

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Published by M. Nijhoff in Leiden, Boston .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Punishment,
  • Punishment -- Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Criminal law,
  • Crime prevention

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StatementMaría José Falcón y Tella and Fernando Falcón y Tella ; translation into English by Peter Muckley.
ContributionsFalcón y Tella, Fernando.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsK5103 .F3513 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 267 p. ;
Number of Pages267
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17629635M
ISBN 109004151494
OCLC/WorldCa64626561

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