ISBN-10:
052137863X
ISBN-13:
9780521378635
Pub. Date:
01/28/1986
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Capital Punishment and the American Agenda / Edition 1

Capital Punishment and the American Agenda / Edition 1

by Franklin E. Zimring, Gordon Hawkins

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ISBN-13: 9780521378635
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 01/28/1986
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 212
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Part I. The Road to 1987: 1. The rest of the Western world; 2. The long-term trend that failed; 3. The death penalty and the Eighth Amendment; 4. A punishment in search of a crime; Part II. Futures and Consequences: 5. A game of chicken; 6. Only in America: some notes on lethal injection; 7. Life in a country that kills; 8. The path to abolition; Appendix: deterrence and the death penalty; Index.

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