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Capital punishment : strategies for abolition

Author: Peter Hodgkinson, (Director of the Centre for Capital Punishment Studies); William Schabas
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
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A comparative exploration of issues around the use or abolition of the death penalty.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Hodgkinson, (Director of the Centre for Capital Punishment Studies); William Schabas
ISBN: 0521815908 9780521815901
OCLC Number: 52301662
Description: xiv, 374 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Capital punishment : improve it or remove it / Peter Hodgkinson --
International law and the death penalty : reflecting or promoting change / William A. Schabas --
Doctors and the death penalty : ethics and a cruel punishment / Robert Ferris, James Welsh --
Replacing the death penalty : the vexed issue of alternative sanctions / Andrew Coyle --
Religion and the death penalty in the United States : past and present / James J. Megivern --
On botched executions / Marian J. Borg, Michael L. Radelet --
Death as a penalty in the Shari'ā / M. Cherif Bassiouni --
Abolishing the death penalty in the United States : an analysis of institutional obstacles and future prospects / Hugo Adam Bedau --
Capital punishment in the United States : moratorium efforts and other key developments / Ronald J. Tabak --
The experience of Lithuania's journey to abolition / Aleksandras Dobryninas --
The death penalty in South Korea and Japan : Asian values and the debate about capital punishment / Byung-Sun Cho --
Georgia, former republic of the USSR : managing abolition / Eric Svanidze --
Capital punishment in the Commonwealth Caribbean : colonial inheritance, colonial remedy / Julian B. Knowles --
Public opinion and the death penalty / William A. Schabas --
Capital punishment : meeting the needs of the families of the homicide victim and the condemned / Peter Hodgkinson.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Hodgkinson and William A. Schabas.
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