Is the death penalty dying? : European and American perspectives /
- Publication info:
- Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Osgoode Hall Law School Library
- Is the death penalty dying? : European and American perspectives / edited by Austin Sarat, Jürgen Martschukat.
- Other Authors:
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011
- Physical Description:
xi, 329 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents
- Introduction : transatlantic perspectives on capital punishment : national identity, the death penalty, and the prospects for abolition / Austin Sarat and Jürgen Martschukat
- The green, green grass of home : capital punishment and the penal system from a long-term perspective / Pieter Spierenburg
- Did anyone die here? : legal personalities, the Supermax, and the politics of abolition / Colin Dayan
- Capital punishment as homeowner's insurance : the rise of the homeowner citizen and the fate of ultimate sanctions in both Europe and the United States / Jonathan Simon
- The witnessing of judgment : between error, mercy, and vindictiveness / Evi Girling
- Unframing the death penalty : transatlantic discourse on the possibility of abolition and the execution of Saddam Hussein / Kathryn A. Heard
- Executions and the debate about abolition in France and in the United States / Simon Grivet
- Civilized rebels : death-penalty abolition in Europe as cause, mark of distinction, and political strategy / Andrew Hammel
- The death of dignity / Timothy V. Kaufman-Osborn
- Sovereignty and the unnecessary penalty of death : European and United States perspectives / Jon Yorke
- European policy on the death penalty / Agata Fijalkowski
- The long shadow of the death penalty : mass incarceration, capital punishment, and penal policy in the United States / Marie Gottschalk.