The cultural lives of capital punishment: comparative perspectives

Putting culture into the picture : toward a comparative analysis of state killing / Christian Boulanger and Austin Sarat -- Nineteenth-century executions as performances of law, death, and civilization / Jürgen Martschukat -- Seed of abolition : experience and culture in the desire to end capital pu...

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Other Authors: Sarat, Austin (Editor)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Stanford, Calif. Stanford University Press 2005
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Summary:Putting culture into the picture : toward a comparative analysis of state killing / Christian Boulanger and Austin Sarat -- Nineteenth-century executions as performances of law, death, and civilization / Jürgen Martschukat -- Seed of abolition : experience and culture in the desire to end capital punishment in Mexico, 1841-1857 / Patrick Timmons -- The cultural lives of capital punishment in the United States / Judith Randle -- European identity and the mission against the death penalty in the United States / Evi Girling -- Crime and punishment, self versus other : the cultural life of capital punishment in European and American film / Louise Tyler -- Capital punishment in Poland : an aspect of the "cultural life" of the death penalty discourse / Agata Fijalkowski -- Capital punishment in Kyrgyzstan : between the past, "other" state killings and social demands / Botagoz Kassymbekova -- Death and the nation : state killing in India / Julia Eckert -- Imagining the death penalty in Israel : punishment, violence, vengeance, and revenge / Shai J. Lavi -- The Palestinian culture of death : Shariah and Siyasah ; justice, political power, and capital punishment in the Palestinian National Authority / Judith Mendelsohn Rood -- The death penalty in Japan : secrecy, silence, and salience / David T. Johnson -- What is wrong with capital punishment? : official and unofficial attitudes toward capital punishment in modern and contemporary China / Virgil K. Y. Ho -- Capital punishment and the culture of developmentalism in Singapore / Alfred Oehlers and Nicole Tarulevicz -- Ending state killing in South Korea : challenging the Asian capital punishment status quo / Sangmin Bae -- Index
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:XIV, 342 S 24 cm
ISBN:0804752338
0804752346