|1.||Hodkinson, Peter (ed.) : Capital punishment, 2004|
BIBLIOGRAPHIC LEVEL: monograph
Capital punishment : strategies for abolition / Hodkinson, Peter (ed.) ; Schabas, William A., xiv, 374 p.. - Cambridge : Cambridge U. P., 2004.
ABSTRACT: CONTENTS:. 1. Capital punishment: improve it or remove it, by Peter Hodgkinson. 2. International law and the death penalty: reflecting or promoting change, by William A. Schabas. 3. Doctors and the death penalty – ethics and a cruel punishment, by Robert Ferris and James Welsh. 4. Replacing the death penalty; the vexed issue of alternative sanctions, by Andrew Coyle. 5. Religion and the death penalty in the United States of America: past and present, by James J. Megivern. 6. On botched executions, by Marian J. Borg and Michael L. Radelet. 7. Death as a penalty in the Shari’ah, by M. Cherif Bassiouni. 8. Abolishing the death penalty in the United States of America: an analysis of institutional obstacles and future prospects , by Hugo Adam Bedau. 9. Capital punishment in the United States of America – moratorium efforts and other key developments, by Ronald J. Tabak. 10. The experiences of Lithuania’s journey to abolition, by Alexsandras Dobryninas. 11. The death penalty in South Korea and Japan: ‘Asian values’ and the debate about capital punishment, by Byung-Sun Cho. 12. Georgia – former republic of the USSR – managing abolition, by Eric Svanidze. 13. Capital punishment in the Commonwealth Caribbean – colonial inheritance, colonial remedy? , by Julian B. Knowles. 14. Public opinion and the death penalty, by William A. Schabas. 15. Capital punishment – meeting the needs of the families of the homicide victim and the condemned, by Peter Hodgkinson.