By Greta Olson

ISBN-10: 3110339773

ISBN-13: 9783110339772

Criminals as Animals demonstrates how animal metaphors were used to denigrate folks pointed out as legal in literature, legislation, and technology. It strains the popularization of the 'criminal beast' metaphor within the overdue sixteenth century, the troubling of the trope throughout the lengthy 18th century, and the later discovery of legal atavism. It concludes that criminal-animal metaphors impression punitive remedies of prisoners and the bad even today.

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