Death by designDeath by design capital punishment as social psychological system
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
ISBN: 0198040229 ISBN13: 9780198040224 DDC: 364.660973 LCC: HV8699 Edition: (electronic bk.) :47.25
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-322) and index.
1.Blinded by the death penalty: the Supreme Court and the social
realities of capital punishment --2.Frameworks of misunderstanding:
capital punishment and the American media --3.Constructing capital
crimes and defendants: death penalty case-specific biases and their
effects --4.fragile consensus: public opinion and death penalty
policy --5.tribunal organized to convict and execute?: on the nature
of jury selection in capital cases --6.Preparing for the death
penalty in advance of trial: process effects in death-qualifying
capital juries --7.Structural aggravation: moral disengagement in the
capital trial process --8.Misguided discretion: instructional
incomprehension in the system of death sentencing --9.Condemning the
other: race, mitigation, and the "empathic divide" --10.No longer
tinkering with the machinery of death: proposals for systemic reform
--Concluding thoughts: death is different.
Electronic reproduction.Palo Alto CA: Ebrary,2005.American
psychology-law society seriesAvailable via World Wide Web.Access may
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LCC Number: HV8699
Book Details:Language: eng
Physical Description: xx, 329 p. ; 24 cm.
Edition Info: (electronic bk.) :47.25
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