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Published: 04 June 2009

544 Pages | 24 black and white line illustrations


ISBN: 9780195382457

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The Next Frontier

National Development, Political Change, and the Death Penalty in Asia

David T Johnson and Franklin E Zimring

Studies in Crime and Public Policy

  • The case studies and appendices provide the most authoritative resources available in the English language on the death penalty in Asia
  • Though the pace of change will be slow, the authors ultimately conclude that executions will end in Asia as they have in Europe
  • Zimring is a well-known authority on the death penalty often quoted in the media; Johnson is an award-winning scholar of law and society in Asia
  • Includes a foreword from Kim Dae-jung, the 15th President of South Korea and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate

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