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Capital Punishment free pdf This collection asks questions about the received wisdom of the debate about capital punishment. Woven through book questions are asked of and remedies proposed for a raft of issues identified as having been overlooked in the traditional discourse. It provides a long overdue review of the disparate groups and strategies that lay claim to abolitionism. The authors argue that capital litigators should use their skills challenging the abuses not just of process, but of the conditions in which the condemned await their fate, namely prison conditions, education, leisure, visits, medical services, etc. In the aftermath of successful constitutional challenges it is the beneficiaries arguably those who are considered successes, having been 'saved' from the death penalty and now serving living death penalties of one sort or another, that are suffering the cruel and inhumane alternative. The first part of the book offers a selection of diverse, nuanced examinations of death penalty phenomena, scrutinizing complexities frequently omitted from the narrative of academics and activists. It offers a challenging and comprehensive analysis of issues critical to the abolition debate. The second part offers examinations of countries usually absent from academic analysis to provide an understanding of the status of the debate locally, with opportunities for wider application.

About Mr Peter Hodgkinson

Peter Hodgkinson entered university via employment as a Probation Officer in Inner London where he developed an interest and expertise in working with life sentenced and mentally disordered offenders. He has an honours degree in Psychology and a Certificate of Qualification in Social Work and these together with his experience of working with offenders, and a stint as Forensic Social Work Adviser have informed both his teaching and the establishment of the Centre for Capital Punishment Studies at the University of Westminster, of which he is Founder and Director. In H. M. Queen's Birthday Honours of 2004 he was appointed an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) for his work promoting human rights. Peter Hodgkinson, Kerry Ann Akers, Sanaz Alasti, Jeanne Bishop, Mark Osler, Yuval Ginbar, Jan Erik Wetzel, Livio Zilli, Seema Kandelia, Helen Kearney, Steven Shatz, Sandra Babcock, Ellen Wight McLaughlin, Nigel Li, Wei-Jen Chen, Jeffrey Li, Volha Charnysh, Art Cody, Dominique Day, Margaret Dudgeon, Graeme L. Hall, Jessie Munton, Radu Stancu Giao Vu Cong.

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Author : Mr Peter Hodgkinson
Publisher : Ashgate Publishing Limited
Data Published : 09 December 2013
ISBN : 1472412206
EAN : 9781472412201
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 352 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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