America Without the Death Penalty: States Leading the Way

America Without the Death Penalty: States Leading the Way

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ISBN-13: 9781555536398
Publisher: Northeastern University Press
Publication date: 07/01/2005
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.89(d)

About the Author

JOHN F. GALLIHER is Professor of Sociology at the University of Missouri-Columbia and former president of the Society for the Study of Social Problems. LARRY W. KOCH is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Michigan-Flint. DAVID P. KEYS is Assistant Professor of Sociology at State University of New York, Plattsburgh. TERESA J. GUESS is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

Table of Contents

Michigan's Continuing Abolition of the Death Penalty and the Conceptual Components of Symbolic Legislation The Death Penalty and Social Policy in Wisconsin The Power of History: Death Penalty Abolition in Maine Abolition and Attempted Reinstatement in Minnesota, 1911-1923
Un-American Activities in North Dakota: The Continuing Abolition of Capital Punishment The History of Death Penalty Abolition in Alaska Colonialism and Capital Punishment: Race, Class, and Legal Symbolism in Hawaiian Executions, 1826-1990
Death Penalty Abolition, Reinstatement, and Abolition in Iowa The Life and Death of the Death Penalty in West Virginia Summary and Conclusions Epilogue: Abolition in the Courts Appendix: Data Collection Methods Notes Bibliography Index

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