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Inside the Death Chamber: Exploring Executions

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ISBN13: 9780205352579
ISBN: 020535257X
Published: July 2004
Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Paperback
Price: £39.99

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Using a question-and-answer format, this engaging book discusses the process of capital punishment as well as the personal aspects and experiences involving those to whom it is applied and those who conduct the executions. This book analyses the effects capital punishment has in everyone involved in capital punishment. It addresses the questions and concerns of everyday people in a straightforward manner, such as what living on death row is like, and why executions are so costly, etc. For anyone interested in criminal justice particularly capital punishment.

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1. Personal Questions. Do You Have Nightmares from Watching People Die? Are You For or Against the Death Penalty?
2. General Questions. Why Are There 13 Steps to the Gallows? (Magic, Superstition and Ritual) Why Have Animals and Inanimate Objects Been Executed? How Many Women Have Been Executed?
3. Process Questions. What Is It Like to Live on Death Row? How Do They Spend Their Last Hours? What Is the Most Humane Method of Execution? What Happens to the Body After an Execution? Who Does the Executing and Why Isn't It Public? What Are Clemencies, Commutations, and Pardons? What Is a Federal Execution?
4. Issues Questions. What Happens When Things Go Wrong? Why Does It Cost So Much? How Old was the Youngest Person Executed? Have Innocent People Been Executed?
5. Conclusion: What Have I Learned?
Appendix A. Federal Executions.
Appendix B. Q & A for a Death Row Inmate.