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The Resource The death of punishment : searching for justice among the worst of the worst, Robert Blecker

The death of punishment : searching for justice among the worst of the worst, Robert Blecker

Label
The death of punishment : searching for justice among the worst of the worst
Title
The death of punishment
Title remainder
searching for justice among the worst of the worst
Statement of responsibility
Robert Blecker
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Based on decades of interviews with death row inmates and guards around the country, an expert on the death penalty offers a plan for making the punishment more closely fit the crime
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10231595
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Blecker, Robert
Dewey number
364.6
Index
index present
LC call number
K5101
LC item number
.B54 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Punishment
  • Criminal justice, Administration of
Target audience
adult
Label
The death of punishment : searching for justice among the worst of the worst, Robert Blecker
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Man the measure. Killing the wrong people -- Playing the game -- Two sides to every question? -- Richer than the rules of law -- Voices from the inside. One raggedy lawyer -- Between right and wrong -- The living legend -- Under the influence -- Plate sin with gold -- Their crime/our punishment -- Witness at an execution. Behind the glass -- One step removed -- Curtain time -- The privileged and the damned -- For whom the candles burned. Flip a switch -- But God spared Cain -- The man needs to die -- The nicest thing -- A one-man chair -- Dead right -- Whose voice? -- Why aren't you dead? -- Turning grey -- Six feet over -- Death watch -- Killing them softly -- Bearing witness -- The 13th juror -- Fighting for the finish. No word for it -- The Hershey bar -- In a perfect kingdom -- Everywhere elsewhere -- Forgiveness and redemption. I can look you in the eyes -- Nonsense on stilts -- The chance to someday -- A tramp abroad: Heidelberg -- Right body, wrong person -- The ugly mirror
Control code
2013014703
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
314 pages
Isbn
9781137278562
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013014703
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
The death of punishment : searching for justice among the worst of the worst, Robert Blecker
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Man the measure. Killing the wrong people -- Playing the game -- Two sides to every question? -- Richer than the rules of law -- Voices from the inside. One raggedy lawyer -- Between right and wrong -- The living legend -- Under the influence -- Plate sin with gold -- Their crime/our punishment -- Witness at an execution. Behind the glass -- One step removed -- Curtain time -- The privileged and the damned -- For whom the candles burned. Flip a switch -- But God spared Cain -- The man needs to die -- The nicest thing -- A one-man chair -- Dead right -- Whose voice? -- Why aren't you dead? -- Turning grey -- Six feet over -- Death watch -- Killing them softly -- Bearing witness -- The 13th juror -- Fighting for the finish. No word for it -- The Hershey bar -- In a perfect kingdom -- Everywhere elsewhere -- Forgiveness and redemption. I can look you in the eyes -- Nonsense on stilts -- The chance to someday -- A tramp abroad: Heidelberg -- Right body, wrong person -- The ugly mirror
Control code
2013014703
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
314 pages
Isbn
9781137278562
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013014703
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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