The road to abolition? : the future of capital punishment in the United States /

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Other Authors: Ogletree, Charles J, Sarat, Austin
Format: Book
Published: New York : New York University Press, c2009
Series:Charles Hamilton Houston Institute series on race and justice
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : 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