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Author Novak, Andrew, author.

Title The death penalty in Africa : foundations and future prospects / Andrew Novak, Adjunct Professor of Criminology, Law and Society, George Mason University, USA.

Published New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  364.66096 NOVA    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Physical description vii, 122 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Palgrave pivot
Palgrave pivot.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 99-116) and index.
Contents Introduction to the death penalty in Sub-Saharan Africa -- Capital punishment in precolonial African society -- Executions and state power during the colonial period -- The politicization of the death penalty after independence -- An opening : the death penalty in an era of democratization -- The operation of the modern death penalty in Africa -- Conclusion : the future of the death penalty in Africa.
Subject Capital punishment -- Africa -- History.
Executions (Law) -- Africa.
ISBN 9781137438751 (hardback)
1137438754 (hardback)