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The Resource When the state kills : capital punishment and the American condition, by Austin Sarat

When the state kills : capital punishment and the American condition, by Austin Sarat

Label
When the state kills : capital punishment and the American condition
Title
When the state kills
Title remainder
capital punishment and the American condition
Statement of responsibility
by Austin Sarat
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents arguments to support the author's contention that Capital punishment undermines democratic societies and must be abolished
Cataloging source
INARC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sarat, Austin
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Capital punishment
  • Capital punishment
  • United States
  • Peine de mort
  • Doodstraf
  • Peine de mort
  • Pena de muerte
Label
When the state kills : capital punishment and the American condition, by Austin Sarat
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-314) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : "If Timothy McVeigh doesn't deserve to die, who does?" -- The return of revenge : hearing the voice of the victim in capital trials -- Killing me softly : capital punishment and the technologies for taking life -- Capital trials and the ordinary world of state killing -- The role of the jury in the killing state -- Narrative strategy and death penalty advocacy : attempting to save the condemned -- To see or not to see : on televising executions -- State killing in popular culture : responsibility and representation in Dead man walking, Last dance, and The green mile -- Conclusion : Toward a new abolitionism
Control code
on1036919568
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 324 pages, [8] pages of plates
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780691188669
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
color illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctv3989k7
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036919568
Label
When the state kills : capital punishment and the American condition, by Austin Sarat
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-314) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : "If Timothy McVeigh doesn't deserve to die, who does?" -- The return of revenge : hearing the voice of the victim in capital trials -- Killing me softly : capital punishment and the technologies for taking life -- Capital trials and the ordinary world of state killing -- The role of the jury in the killing state -- Narrative strategy and death penalty advocacy : attempting to save the condemned -- To see or not to see : on televising executions -- State killing in popular culture : responsibility and representation in Dead man walking, Last dance, and The green mile -- Conclusion : Toward a new abolitionism
Control code
on1036919568
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 324 pages, [8] pages of plates
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780691188669
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
color illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctv3989k7
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036919568

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