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The Resource Facing the death penalty : essays on a cruel and unusual punishment, edited by Michael L. Radelet

Facing the death penalty : essays on a cruel and unusual punishment, edited by Michael L. Radelet

Label
Facing the death penalty : essays on a cruel and unusual punishment
Title
Facing the death penalty
Title remainder
essays on a cruel and unusual punishment
Statement of responsibility
edited by Michael L. Radelet
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"These essays...show us the human and inhuman realities of capital punishment through the eyes of the condemned and those who work with them. By focusing on those awaiting death, they present the awful truth behind the statistics in concrete, personal terms." â€"William J. Bowers, author of Legal HomicideBetween 1930 and 1967, there were 3,859 executions carried out under state and civil authority in the United States. Since the ten-year moratorium on capital punishment ended in 1977, more than one hundred prisoners have been executed. There are more than two thousand men and women now
Cataloging source
N$T
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Radelet, Michael L.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Death row
  • Death row inmates
  • Capital punishment
  • Prisonniers
  • Peine de mort
  • Quartier des condamnés à mort
  • Quartier des condamnés à mort
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Capital punishment
  • Death row
  • Death row inmates
  • United States
  • Todesstrafe
  • Aufsatzsammlung
  • USA
Label
Facing the death penalty : essays on a cruel and unusual punishment, edited by Michael L. Radelet
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Foreword / Henry Schwarzschild -- Introduction and overview / Michael L. Radelet -- The fraternity of death / Michael A. Kroll -- Facing the death penalty / Watt Espy -- Juveniles' attitudes toward their impending executions / Victor L. Streib -- Burning at the wire : the execution of John Evans / Russell F. Canan -- Another attorney for life / Michael Mello -- Representing the death row inmate : the ethics of advocacy, collateral style / Laurin A. Wollan, Jr. -- Ministering to the condemned : a case study / Joseph B. Ingle -- Coping with death : families of the terminally ill, homicide victims, and condemned prisoners / Margaret Vandiver -- Rituals of death : capital punishment and human sacrifice / Elizabeth D. Purdum and J. Anthony Paredes -- The death penalty and anthropology / Colin M. Turnbull
  • Working the dead / Jonathan R. Sorensen and James W. Marquart -- How to argue about the death penalty / Hugo Adam Bedau -- The pains of life / Joseph M. Giarratano -- The isolation of death row / C. Michael Lambrix -- An inhumane way of death / Willie Jasper Darden, Jr
Control code
ocn711000186
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 215 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781439907801
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt13zxn5v
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)711000186
Label
Facing the death penalty : essays on a cruel and unusual punishment, edited by Michael L. Radelet
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Foreword / Henry Schwarzschild -- Introduction and overview / Michael L. Radelet -- The fraternity of death / Michael A. Kroll -- Facing the death penalty / Watt Espy -- Juveniles' attitudes toward their impending executions / Victor L. Streib -- Burning at the wire : the execution of John Evans / Russell F. Canan -- Another attorney for life / Michael Mello -- Representing the death row inmate : the ethics of advocacy, collateral style / Laurin A. Wollan, Jr. -- Ministering to the condemned : a case study / Joseph B. Ingle -- Coping with death : families of the terminally ill, homicide victims, and condemned prisoners / Margaret Vandiver -- Rituals of death : capital punishment and human sacrifice / Elizabeth D. Purdum and J. Anthony Paredes -- The death penalty and anthropology / Colin M. Turnbull
  • Working the dead / Jonathan R. Sorensen and James W. Marquart -- How to argue about the death penalty / Hugo Adam Bedau -- The pains of life / Joseph M. Giarratano -- The isolation of death row / C. Michael Lambrix -- An inhumane way of death / Willie Jasper Darden, Jr
Control code
ocn711000186
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 215 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781439907801
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt13zxn5v
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)711000186

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