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When the state kills : capital punishment and the American condition
by Austin Sarat.
- Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2001.
- xii, 324 pages,  p. of plates : colored illustrations; 25 cm.
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- Introduction : "If Timothy McVeigh doesn't deserve to die, who does?"
- The return of revenge : hearing the voice of the victim in capital trials
- Killing me softly : capital punishment and the technologies for taking life
- Capital trials and the ordinary world of state killing
- The role of the jury in the killing state
- Narrative strategy and death penalty advocacy : attempting to save the condemned
- To see or not to see : on televising executions
- State killing in popular culture : responsibility and representation in Dead man walking, Last dance, and The green mile
- Conclusion : Toward a new abolitionism.
- Other information
- Includes bibliographical references (p. -314) and index.
- 0691007268 (alk. paper)
- Identifying numbers
- LCCN: 00059862
- OCLC: 44650912