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Ending the death penalty : the European experience in global perspective

Author: Andrew Hammel
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, N.Y. : Palgrave, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examining the successful movements to abolish capital punishment in the UK, France, and Germany, this book examines the similarities in the social structure and political strategies of abolition  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Hammel
ISBN: 9780230231986 0230231985 9780230277366 0230277365
OCLC Number: 491944123
Description: x, 260 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
America and Europe diverge on the death penalty --
What does the worldwide popularity of capital punishment tell us? --
The hollow hope of public education --
Case study one : Germany --
Case study two : The United Kingdom --
Case study three : France --
Elaborating the European model --
Why the European model failed in the United States --
Conclusion : Abolitionism beyond America and Europe.
Responsibility: Andrew Hammel.
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'Ending the Death Penalty is a tour de force. Beautifully written and meticulously argued, Hammel's book is indispensable reading for anyone interested in the death penalty or contemporary issues of Read more...

 
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