From noose to needle: capital punishment and the late liberal state

What is a death sentence? -- John Locke's noose -- The metaphysics of the hangman -- Silencing the voice of pain -- "Womanhood unsexed on the gallows" -- Needling the sovereign.

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Main Author: Kaufman-Osborn, Timothy V. (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Ann Arbor, Mich. Univ. of Michigan Press 2002
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Summary:What is a death sentence? -- John Locke's noose -- The metaphysics of the hangman -- Silencing the voice of pain -- "Womanhood unsexed on the gallows" -- Needling the sovereign.
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:X, 251 S Ill 23cm
ISBN:0472112910
0472088904