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The Resource Killing State : Capital Punishment in Law, Politics and Culture

Killing State : Capital Punishment in Law, Politics and Culture

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Killing State : Capital Punishment in Law, Politics and Culture
Title
Killing State
Title remainder
Capital Punishment in Law, Politics and Culture
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Brings together the work of writers to discuss the meaning of execution in American law and culture. This book provides historical background on the death penalty and brings together arguments about the morality of capital punishment with arguments about its meaning. It also considers whether death penalty is the very cause of violence
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
LC call number
KF9227.C2 -- K56 1999eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Killing State : Capital Punishment in Law, Politics and Culture
Link
http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=279482
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
Contents -- Contributors -- Capital Punishment as a Fact of Legal, Political, and Cultural Life: An Introduction -- I. THE POLITICS OF STATE KILLING -- 1. After the Terror: Mortality, Equality, Fraternity -- 2. Abolishing the Death Penalty Even for the Worst Murderers -- 3. A Juridical Frankenstein, Or Death in the Hands of the State -- 4. Tokens of Our Esteem: Aggravating Factors in the Era of Deregulated Death Penalties -- II. CAPITAL PUNISHMENT AND LEGAL VALUES -- 5. "Always More to Do": Capital Punishment and the (De)Composition of Law -- 6. The Executioner's Dissonant Song: On Capital Punishment and American Legal Values -- 7. Selling a Quick Fix for Boot Hill: The Myth of Justice Delayed in Death Cases -- III. THE DEATH PENALTY AND THE CULTURE OF RESPONSIBILITY -- 8. The Will, Capital Punishment, and Cultural War -- 9. Beyond Intention: A Critique of the "Normal" Criminal Agency, Responsibility, and Punishment in American Death Penalty Jurisprudence -- 10. The Cultural Life of Capital Punishment: Responsibility and Representation in Dead Man Walking and Last Dance -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Z
Control code
EBC279482
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (276 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780198028277
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC279482
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL279482
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10278343
  • (CaONFJC)MIL53193
  • (OCoLC)476022744
Label
Killing State : Capital Punishment in Law, Politics and Culture
Link
http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=279482
Publication
Copyright
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
Contents -- Contributors -- Capital Punishment as a Fact of Legal, Political, and Cultural Life: An Introduction -- I. THE POLITICS OF STATE KILLING -- 1. After the Terror: Mortality, Equality, Fraternity -- 2. Abolishing the Death Penalty Even for the Worst Murderers -- 3. A Juridical Frankenstein, Or Death in the Hands of the State -- 4. Tokens of Our Esteem: Aggravating Factors in the Era of Deregulated Death Penalties -- II. CAPITAL PUNISHMENT AND LEGAL VALUES -- 5. "Always More to Do": Capital Punishment and the (De)Composition of Law -- 6. The Executioner's Dissonant Song: On Capital Punishment and American Legal Values -- 7. Selling a Quick Fix for Boot Hill: The Myth of Justice Delayed in Death Cases -- III. THE DEATH PENALTY AND THE CULTURE OF RESPONSIBILITY -- 8. The Will, Capital Punishment, and Cultural War -- 9. Beyond Intention: A Critique of the "Normal" Criminal Agency, Responsibility, and Punishment in American Death Penalty Jurisprudence -- 10. The Cultural Life of Capital Punishment: Responsibility and Representation in Dead Man Walking and Last Dance -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Z
Control code
EBC279482
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (276 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780198028277
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC279482
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL279482
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10278343
  • (CaONFJC)MIL53193
  • (OCoLC)476022744

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