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

Publ Info New York, N.Y. : New York University Press, [2009]
 RWU Main Library  KF9227.C2 R63 2009    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  KF9227.C2 R63 2009    AVAILABLE
 URI  KF9227 C2 R63 2009    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  KF9227.C2 R63 2009    AVAILABLE
Descript ix, 374 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Series Charles Hamilton Houston Institute series on race and justice
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Toward and beyond the abolition of capital punishment / Charles J. Ogletree, Jr. and Austin Sarat -- Pt. I. Assessing the prospects for abolition. 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 -- Pt. II. Debating lethal injection. 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 / Jürgen Martschukat -- Pt. III. Putting the death penalty in context. Torture, war, and capital punishment : linkages and missed connections / Robin Wagner-Pacifici -- Making difference : modernity and the political formations of death / Peter Fitzpatrick
LC subject Capital punishment -- United States
Add Author Ogletree, Charles J
Sarat, Austin
ISBN 9780814762172 (cl : alk. paper)
0814762174 (cl : alk. paper)
9780814762189 (pb : alk. paper)
0814762182 (pb : alk. paper)