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Title Confronting capital punishment in Asia : human rights, politics and public opinion / edited by Roger Hood and Surya Deva.

Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.

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 UniM Law  KT 23.2 CONF    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Physical description xiv, 321 pages ; 24 cm
Notes Outcome of a conference held on 4-5 November 2011 at City University of Hong Kong.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents I. Situating Asia in an international human rights context -- 1. State execution : Is Asia different and why? -- 2. Impact and importance of international human rights standards : Asia in world perspective -- 3. Examining China's responses to the global campaign against the death penalty -- 4. Role of national human rights institutions in abolishing capital punishment : a critical evaluation -- 5. Role of abolitionist nations in stopping the use of the dealth penalty in Asia : the case of Australia -- II. Progress so far -- 6. Recent reforms and prospects in China -- 7. Abolition of the death penalty in India : legal, constitutional, and human rights dimensions -- 8. Singapore's death penalty : the beginning of the end? -- 9. Progress and problems in Japanese capital punishment -- III. Public opinion and death penalty reform -- 10. Capital punishment reform, public opinion, and penal elitism in the People's Republic of China -- 11. Challenging the Japanese government's approach to the dealth penalty -- IV. Politics of capital punishment in practice -- 12. Suspending death in Chinese capital cases : the road to reform -- 13. Death penalty in the 'rarest of rare' case : a critique of judicial choice-making -- 14. Don't be cruel ... : the 'death row phenomenon' and India's 'delay' jurisprudence.
Other author Hood, Roger, 1936- editor.
Deva, Surya, editor.
Subject Capital punishment -- Asia -- Congresses.
Human rights -- Asia -- Congresses.
Capital punishment -- Asia.
Human rights -- Asia.
ISBN 9780199685776
0199685770