Women and the Death Penalty in the United States, 1900-1998

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Greenwood Publishing Group, 1. jan. 1999 - 404 sider
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This work takes a historical look at women and the death penalty in the United States from 1900 to 1998. It gives the reader a look at the penal codes in the various states regarding the death penalty and the personal stories of women who have been executed or who are currently on death row. As Americans continue to debate the enforcement of the death penalty, the issues of race and gender as they relate to the death penalty are also debated. This book offers a unique perspective to a recurring sociopolitical issue.
  

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History and the Execution of Women
1
Alabama Electrocution
33
Arizona GasLethal Injection
51
Arkansas ElectrocutionLethal Injection
63
California GasLethal Injection
67
Connecticut Lethal Injection
91
Delaware Lethal InjectionHanging
95
Federal Jurisdiction
99
New Jersey Lethal Injection
239
New York Lethal Injection
245
North Carolina GasLethal Injection
255
Ohio GasLethal Injection
279
Oklahoma Lethal Injection
291
Pennsylvania Lethal Injection
303
South Carolina Lethal Injection
319
Tennessee ElectrocutionLethal Injection
323

Florida Electrocution
111
Georgia Electrocution
135
Idaho Lethal InjectionFiring Squad
149
Illinois Lethal Injection
157
Indiana Lethal Injection
169
Kentucky Electrocution
177
Louisiana Lethal Injection
189
Maryland GasLethal Injection
197
Massachusetts No Death Penalty
203
Mississippi GasLethal Injection
207
Missouri Lethal Injection
215
Nevada Lethal Injection
233
Texas Lethal Injection
327
Vermont No Death Penalty
355
Virginia Lethal Injection
359
Women on Death Row 1998
365
Women with Death Sentences by State
367
Length of Time on Death Row
373
Womens Death Sentences Since 1900
375
Ages of Women on Death Row 1998
377
Bibliography
379
Index
391
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KATHLEEN A. O'SHEA is a social worker who does criminal justice research on female prisoners with a focus on women and the death penalty.

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