Against the death penalty: international initiatives and implications

Roger Hood -- The United Nations and abolition of the death penalty / William 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 peo...

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Main Author: Yorke, Jon
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Aldershot, Hants. [u.a.] Ashgate c2008
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
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Summary:Roger Hood -- The United Nations and abolition of the death penalty / William 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 people's 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 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
Item Description:Includes index
Physical Description:XVIII, 314 S
ISBN:9780754674139