Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 October 2013

252 Pages


ISBN: 9780195329469

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Death Penalty Mitigation

A Handbook for Mitigation Specialists, Investigators, Social Scientists, and Lawyers

Jose B. Ashford and Melissa Kupferberg

  • Highly practical chapters describing how to perform a social history investigation
  • Links socio-cultural theories and frameworks to legal conceptions of capacity, choice, and character
  • Introduces new developments in the social sciences for assessing issues of practical rationality, diminished volition, and character
  • Contains life course theory from sociology and identity theory of relevance to members of this association.

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