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The road to abolition? : the future of capital punishment in the United States / edited by Charles J. Ogletree, Jr., and Austin Sarat.

Ogletree, Charles J. (Added Author). Sarat, Austin. (Added Author).

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Kirtland Community College Library KF 9227 .C2 R63 2009 30539936 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780814762172 (hbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0814762174 (hbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780814762189 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0814762182 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781441633842 (e-book)
  • ISBN: 1441633847 (e-book)
  • Physical Description: ix, 374 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : New York University Press, c2009.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction : Toward and beyond the abolition of capital punishment / Charles J. Ogletree, Jr. and Austin Sarat -- The executioner's waning defenses / Michael L. Radelet -- Blinded by science on the road to abolition? / Simon A. Cole and Jay D. Aronson -- Abolition in the United States by 2050 : on political capital and ordinary acts of resistance / Bernard E. Harcourt -- The beginning of the end? / Carol S. Steiker and Jordan M. Steiker -- Rocked but still rolling : the enduring institution of capital punishment in historical and comparative perspective / Michael McCann and David T. Johnson -- For execution methods challenges, the road to abolition is paved with paradox / Deborah W. Denno -- Perfect execution : abolitionism and the paradox of lethal injection / Timothy V. Kaufman-Osborn -- "No improvement over electrocution or even a bullet" : lethal injection and the meaning of speed and reliability in the modern execution process / J├╝rgen Martschukat -- Torture, war, and capital punishment : linkages and missed connections / Robin Wagner-Pacifici -- Making difference : modernity and the political formations of death / Peter Fitzpatrick.
Subject: Capital punishment > United States.
Discrimination in capital punishment > United States.
Lethal injection (Execution) > United States.

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