Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT, USA : Ashgate, 
xxiv, 319 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Advances in criminology.
Formatted Contents Note
The death penalty : a hazard to a sustainable development of criminal justice? / Lill Scherdin Death as punishment / Nils Christie Why the death penalty is disappearing / David Garland The American enlightenment : eliminating capital punishment in the United States / John D. Bessler Clear and ever-present dangers? : redefining "closure" in a post 9-11 world / Jody Lyneâe Madeira Why does Japan retain the death penalty? Nine hypotheses / David T. Johnson Death penalty moratorium in South Korea : norms, institutions and leadership / Sangmin Bae Why Taiwan's de facto moratorium was established and lost / Fort Fu-Te Liao The norms of death : on attitudes to capital punishment in China / Børge Bakken A knotty tale : understanding the death penalty in India / Bikramjeet Batra Islamic visions for the abolition of the death penalty / Mohammad Habash An overview of the ongoing debate on the death penalty in Morocco / Mohammed Ayatt Abolition of the death penalty : Indonesia at a crossroads / Todung Mulya Lubis Criminal justice, sustainablilty and the death penalty / Vidar Halvorsen Staying optimistic / Roger Hood.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.