The Resource The top ten death penalty myths : the politics of crime control, Rudolph J. Gerber and John M. Johnson ; foreword by Helen Prejean

The top ten death penalty myths : the politics of crime control, Rudolph J. Gerber and John M. Johnson ; foreword by Helen Prejean

Label
The top ten death penalty myths : the politics of crime control
Title
The top ten death penalty myths
Title remainder
the politics of crime control
Statement of responsibility
Rudolph J. Gerber and John M. Johnson ; foreword by Helen Prejean
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1938-
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Gerber, Rudolph J.
Dewey number
364.660973
Index
index present
LC call number
HV8699.U5
LC item number
G47 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Johnson, John M
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Capital punishment
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The top ten death penalty myths : the politics of crime control, Rudolph J. Gerber and John M. Johnson ; foreword by Helen Prejean
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [227]-229) and index
Contents
Introduction -- Death penalty history and the myth of community bonding -- The myth of the rule of law in capital cases -- The myth of equal justice -- The myth of deterrence -- The myth of fidelity to the Constitution -- The myth of humane execution -- The myth of closure -- The myth of retribution -- The myth of effective crime control -- The myth of the dedicated public servant -- Conclusion
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 235 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)299043996
Label
The top ten death penalty myths : the politics of crime control, Rudolph J. Gerber and John M. Johnson ; foreword by Helen Prejean
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [227]-229) and index
Contents
Introduction -- Death penalty history and the myth of community bonding -- The myth of the rule of law in capital cases -- The myth of equal justice -- The myth of deterrence -- The myth of fidelity to the Constitution -- The myth of humane execution -- The myth of closure -- The myth of retribution -- The myth of effective crime control -- The myth of the dedicated public servant -- Conclusion
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 235 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)299043996

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