Ending the Death Penalty

The European Experience in global Perspective

  • Andrew Hammel

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction

    1. Andrew Hammel
      Pages 1-3
  3. The Transatlantic Death Penalty Divide and the Psychology of Vengeance

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 5-5
    2. Andrew Hammel
      Pages 40-51
  4. Abolition in Germany, Great Britain, and France

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 53-53
    2. Andrew Hammel
      Pages 61-85
    3. Andrew Hammel
      Pages 86-115
    4. Andrew Hammel
      Pages 116-145
  5. The European Model in a Global Context

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 147-147
    2. Andrew Hammel
      Pages 149-188
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 237-260

About this book


Examining the successful movements to abolish capital punishment in the UK, France, and Germany, this book examines the similarities in the social structure and political strategies of abolition movements in all three countries. An in-depth comparative analysis with other countries assesses chances of success of abolition elsewhere.


capital education Germany

Authors and affiliations

  • Andrew Hammel
    • 1
  1. 1.Heinrich Heine University DüsseldorfGermany

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