Against the death penalty : international initiatives and implications / edited by Jon Yorke.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2008.
Description
xviii, 314 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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Subject(s)
Related name
Series
Law, justice, and power
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Roger Hood
  • The United Nations and abolition of the death penalty / William Schabas
  • The evolving human rights discourse of the Council of Europe : renouncing the sovereign right of the death penalty / Jon Yorke
  • Taking the death penalty debate further : the African Commission on human and people's rights / Lilian Chenwi
  • Challenging the death penalty in the Caribbean : litigation at the Privy Council / Quincy Whitaker
  • Constraining America's death penalty : the Eighth Amendment and excessive punishment / Julian Killingley
  • Walking the Eighth Amendment tightrope : "time served" in the United States Supreme Court / Jane Marriott
  • A crisis of confidence : Americans' doubts about the death penalty / Richard Dieter
  • The death penalty in China : towards the rule of law / Nicola Macbean
  • The abolitionist movement in death penalty-friendly Asia : the cases of South Korea and Taiwan / Sangmin Bae
  • Capital punishment : a review and critique of abolition strategies / Peter Hodgkinson, Seema Kandelia, and Lina Gyllensten
  • A fate worse than death? the problems with life imprisonment as an alternative to the death penalty / Rachael Stokes.
ISBN
  • 9780754674139 (alk. paper)
  • 0754674134
LCCN
^^2008026235
OCLC
231948167
RCP
H - S
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