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Title:
The road to abolition? : the future of capital punishment in the United States
Author:
Ogletree, Charles J.
Publication Information:
New York : New York University Press, [2009]

©2009
Physical Description:
ix, 374 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Toward and beyond the abolition of capital punishment / executioner's waning defenses / Blinded by science on the road to abolition? / Abolition in the United States by 2050 : on political capital and ordinary acts of resistance / beginning of the end? / Rocked but still rolling : the enduring institution of capital punishment in historical and comparative perspective / For execution methods challenges, the road to abolition is paved with paradox / Perfect execution : abolitionism and the paradox of lethal injection / "No improvement over electrocution or even a bullet" : lethal injection and the meaning of speed and reliability in the modern execution process / Torture, war, and capital punishment : linkages and missed connections / Making difference : modernity and the political formations of death
ISBN:
9780814762172

9780814762189
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Book

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