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Title Against the death penalty : international initiatives and implications / edited by Jon Yorke
Imprint Surrey, England ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, c2008
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  K5104 .A33 2008    AVAILABLE    30660020034406
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  345.0773 On17 2008    AVAILABLE  -  30500101345638
Descript xviii, 314 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Series Law, justice and power
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction / Roger Hood -- The United Nations and abolition of the death penalty / William A. Schabas -- The evolving human rights discourse of the Council of Europe : renouncing the sovereign right of the death penalty / Jon Yorke -- Taking the death penalty debate further: the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights / Lilian Chenwi -- Challenging the death penalty in the Caribbean: litigation at the privy council / Quincy Whitaker -- Constraining America's death penalty : the Eighth Amendment and excessive punishment / Julian Killingley -- Walking the Eighth Amendment tightrope : "time served" in the United States Supreme Court / Jane Marriott -- A crisis of confidence : Americans' doubts about the death penalty / Richard C. Dieter -- The death penalty in China : towards the rule of law / Nicola Macbean -- The abolitionist movement in death penalty-friendly Asia : the cases of South Korea and Taiwan / Sangmin Bae -- Capital punishment : a review and critique of abolition strategies / Peter Hodgkinson, Seema Kandelia and Lina Gyllensten -- A fate worse than death? the problems with life imprisonment as an alternative to the death penalty / Rachael Stokes
Subject Capital punishment
Life imprisonment
Alt Author Yorke, Jon
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