Women and capital punishment in the United States: an analytical history

"This historical analysis examines the social, political and economic contexts in which the justice system has put women to death, revealing a pattern of patriarchal domination and female subordination. Includes a discussion of condemned women granted executive clemency and judicial commutation...

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Main Author: Baker, David V.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Jefferson, North Carolina McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers [2016]
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Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
UB: KB 20 A 7902
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Summary:"This historical analysis examines the social, political and economic contexts in which the justice system has put women to death, revealing a pattern of patriarchal domination and female subordination. Includes a discussion of condemned women granted executive clemency and judicial commutations, an inquiry into women falsely convicted in capital cases and profile of female death row population"--
"This historical analysis examines the social, political and economic contexts in which the justice system has put women to death, revealing a pattern of patriarchal domination and female subordination. Includes a discussion of condemned women granted executive clemency and judicial commutations, an inquiry into women falsely convicted in capital cases and profile of female death row population"--
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (pages 394-424) and index
Physical Description:viii, 430 Seiten 26 cm
ISBN:9780786499502