The cultural lives of capital punishment : comparative perspectives /

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Other Authors: Sarat, Austin, Boulanger, Christian
Format: Book
Published: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2005
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Table of Contents:
  • 1.Putting culture into the picture : toward a comparative analysis of state killing / Christian Boulanger and Austin Sarat
  • pt.ICivilization and punishment : self and other in Europe and Americas-- 2.Nineteenth-century executions as performances of law, death, and civilization / Jürgen Martschukat
  • 3.Seed of abolition : experience and culture in the desire to end capital punishment in Mexico, 1841-1857 / Patrick Timmons
  • 4.Cultural lives of capital punishment in the United States / Judith Randle
  • 5.European identity and the mission against the death penalty in the United States / Evi Girling
  • 6.Crime and punishment, self versus other : the cultural life of capital punishment in European and American film / Louise Tyler
  • 7.Capital punishment in Poland : an aspect of the "cultural life" of the death penalty discourse / Agata Fijalkowski
  • pt.IIState killing and state violence in central and south Asia and the Middle East
  • 8.Capital punishment in Kyrgyzstan : between the past, "other" state killings and social demands / Botagoz Kassymbekova
  • 9.Death and the nation : state killing in India / Julia Eckert
  • 10.Imagining the death penalty in Israel : punishment, violence, vengeance, and revenge / Shai J. Lavi
  • 11.Palestinian culture of death : Shariah and Siyasah ; justice, political power, and capital punishment in the Palestinian National Authority / Judith Mendelsohn Rood
  • 12.Death penalty in Japan : secrecy, silence, and salience / David T. Johnson
  • 13.What is wrong with capital punishment? : official and unofficial attitudes toward capital punishment in modern and contemporary China / Virgil K. Y. Ho
  • 14.Capital punishment and the culture of developmentalism in Singapore / Alfred Oehlers and Nicole Tarulevicz
  • 15.Ending state killing in South Korea : challenging the Asian capital punishment status quo / Sangmin Bae