At the cross : race, religion, and citizenship in the politics of the death penalty / Melynda J. Price.
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 
xii, 220 pages ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Can the souls of Black folk be redeemed?: race, religion, and the politics of public appeals for salvation from the execution chamber Performing discretion or performing discrimination?: race, ritual, and the denial of participatory rights in capital jury selection Do Blacks die alone?: the role of collective identities in individual African American views of the death penalty What we tell each other: African American folk knowledge of the death penalty Something less than equal but the same: the death penalty and the inversion of equality in African American politics of punishment Conclusion: The death penalty and the shared legacy of race Epilogue: Troy, Trayvon, and the trend(?) toward abolition.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
KF9227.C2 P75 2015
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