The Resource America's death penalty : between past and present, edited by David Garland, Michael Meranze, and Randall McGowen, (electronic resource)

America's death penalty : between past and present, edited by David Garland, Michael Meranze, and Randall McGowen, (electronic resource)

Label
America's death penalty : between past and present
Title
America's death penalty
Title remainder
between past and present
Statement of responsibility
edited by David Garland, Michael Meranze, and Randall McGowen
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Over the past three decades, the United States has embraced the death penalty with tenacious enthusiasm. While most of those countries whose legal systems and cultures are normally compared to the United States have abolished capital punishment, the United States continues to employ this ultimate tool of punishment. The death penalty has achieved an unparalleled prominence in our public life and left an indelible imprint on our politics and culture. It has also provoked intense scholarly debate, much of it devoted to explaining the roots of American exceptionalism. America's Death Penalty take
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
364.660973
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HV8699.U5
LC item number
A745 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Garland, David
  • McGowen, Randall
  • Meranze, Michael
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Capital punishment
  • Punishment
Label
America's death penalty : between past and present, edited by David Garland, Michael Meranze, and Randall McGowen, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction: Getting the Question Right? Ways of Thinking about the Death Penalty; 2 Modes of Capital Punishment: The Death Penalty in Historical Perspective; 3 The Death Penalty: Between Law, Sovereignty, and Biopolitics; 4 Through the Wrong End of the Telescope: History, the Death Penalty, and the American Experience; 5 Hanging and the English Judges: The Judicial Politics of Retention and Abolition; 6 Interposition: Segregation, Capital Punishment, and the Forging of the Post-New Deal Political Leader
  • 7 The Convict's Two Lives: Civil and Natural Death in the American PrisonAbout the Contributors; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (243 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780814732809
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)865482
  • (OCoLC)779828092
  • (SSID)ssj0000466911
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11316886
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000466911
  • (PQKBWorkID)10466613
  • (PQKB)11380682
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0001323998
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC865482
  • (OCoLC)695991313
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse4909
  • (EXLCZ)992560000000054856
Label
America's death penalty : between past and present, edited by David Garland, Michael Meranze, and Randall McGowen, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction: Getting the Question Right? Ways of Thinking about the Death Penalty; 2 Modes of Capital Punishment: The Death Penalty in Historical Perspective; 3 The Death Penalty: Between Law, Sovereignty, and Biopolitics; 4 Through the Wrong End of the Telescope: History, the Death Penalty, and the American Experience; 5 Hanging and the English Judges: The Judicial Politics of Retention and Abolition; 6 Interposition: Segregation, Capital Punishment, and the Forging of the Post-New Deal Political Leader
  • 7 The Convict's Two Lives: Civil and Natural Death in the American PrisonAbout the Contributors; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (243 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780814732809
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)865482
  • (OCoLC)779828092
  • (SSID)ssj0000466911
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11316886
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000466911
  • (PQKBWorkID)10466613
  • (PQKB)11380682
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0001323998
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC865482
  • (OCoLC)695991313
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse4909
  • (EXLCZ)992560000000054856

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