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Women and the death penalty in the United States, 1900-1998 [electronic resource] / Kathleen A. O'Shea ; foreword by Ann Patrick Conrad.

By: O'Shea, Kathleen A.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1999Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 404 p.).ISBN: 9780313024993 (electronic bk.); 0313024995 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Women prisoners -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Case studies | Death row inmates -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Case studies | Capital punishment -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Case studies | Executions and executioners -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Case studies | Prisonni�eres -- �Etats-Unis -- Histoire -- 20e si�ecle -- Cas, �Etudes de | Condamn�es �a mort -- �Etats-Unis -- Histoire -- 20e si�ecle -- Cas, �Etudes de | Peine de mort -- �Etats-Unis -- Histoire -- 20e si�ecle -- Cas, �Etudes de | Ex�ecutions capitales -- �Etats-Unis -- Histoire -- 20e si�ecle -- Cas, �Etudes de | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Penology | Doodstraf | VrouwenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Women and the death penalty in the United States, 1900-1998.DDC classification: 364.66/082/0973 Other classification: 86.43 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. History and the Execution of Women; 2. Alabama: Electrocution; 3. Arizona: Gas/Lethal Injection; 4. Arkansas: Electrocution/Lethal Injection; 5. California: Gas/Lethal Injection; 6. Connecticut: Lethal Injection; 7. Delaware: Lethal Injection/Hanging; 8. Federal Jurisdiction; 9. Florida: Electrocution; 10. Georgia: Electrocution; 11. Idaho: Lethal Injection/Firing Squad; 12. Illinois: Lethal Injection; 13. Indiana: Lethal Injection; 14. Kentucky: Electrocution; 15. Louisiana: Lethal Injection; 16. Maryland: Gas/Lethal Injection.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [379]-389) and index.

Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. History and the Execution of Women; 2. Alabama: Electrocution; 3. Arizona: Gas/Lethal Injection; 4. Arkansas: Electrocution/Lethal Injection; 5. California: Gas/Lethal Injection; 6. Connecticut: Lethal Injection; 7. Delaware: Lethal Injection/Hanging; 8. Federal Jurisdiction; 9. Florida: Electrocution; 10. Georgia: Electrocution; 11. Idaho: Lethal Injection/Firing Squad; 12. Illinois: Lethal Injection; 13. Indiana: Lethal Injection; 14. Kentucky: Electrocution; 15. Louisiana: Lethal Injection; 16. Maryland: Gas/Lethal Injection.

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