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Capital punishment at the intersections of discrimination and disadvantage: the plight of foreign nationals

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This chapter focuses on discrimination and arbitrariness in the administration of the death penalty in under-researched countries in the Gulf and Asia. In such jurisdictions, it is shown, we learn little by focusing only on race; instead, we need to consider disadvantage and discrimination at the intersections of ethnicity, religion and citizenship. Hoyle turns a critical lens on foreign nationals who typically lack power, resources and access to support networks and do not enjoy the benefits...

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10.4337/9781786433251

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University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
Law
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Law Faculty
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0000-0002-6352-5790

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Name:
British Academy
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SRG\170603
Publisher:
Edward Elgar Publishing
Host title:
Comparative Capital Punishment
Series:
Research Handbooks in Comparative Law
Publication date:
2019-01-01
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9781786433244
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pubs:1062900
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uuid:c04db10b-cbcb-497a-b7b0-228c5b705c16
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1062900
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2019-10-15

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