Death Work: A Study of the Modern Execution Process (Contemporary Issues in Crime and Justice)

  • Publish Date: 2005-03-24
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Robert Johnson
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This text is a frank look at the consequences of the death penalty in the United States. It takes the reader through the world of American executions, from the prisoners who spend years on death row to the prison staff who guard the condemned and the people who are executioners. Utilizing both ethnographic and quantitative research, this book creates a dramatic presentation of all sides of this controversial topic.