In This Timeless Time: Living and Dying on Death Row in America

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 2012 - Social Science - 242 pages
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In this stark and powerful book, Bruce Jackson and Diane Christian explore life on Death Row in Texas and in other states, as well as the convoluted and arbitrary judicial processes that populate all Death Rows. They document the capriciousness of capital
 

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In This Timeless Time: Living and Dying on Death Row in America by Bruce Jackson ((UNC Press 2012)(364.660973) is a beautiful collection of photographs and essays composed of the visions and words of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jim - Goodreads

Thought provoking book that expanded my thinking about prisoners, justice and the death penalty. Divided into section including a chilling and sad section entitled "Twelve Dead Men." It educated me as ... Read full review

Contents

Part II Words
133
Part III Working
191
Appendix 1 Layout of Ellis Unit inside the Fence
219
Appendix 2 The DR ThreeRing Binder
220
Appendix 3 Justice Thurgood Marshalls Dissent in Gregg v Georgia 428 US 153
223
Acknowledgments
229
Notes
230
Sources and Further Information
235
Cases
238
A Technical Note
239
Index
240
About Death Row
242
Copyright

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About the author (2012)

Bruce Jackson is James Agee Professor of American Culture and SUNY Distinguished Professor of English at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He is author of numerous books and films, including the book ###Pictures from a Drawer: Prison and the Art of Portraiture#.

Diane Christian, a poet, scholar of religious literature, and recognized documentarian, is SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor of English at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Jackson and Christian cowrote ###Death Row# in addition to producing and directing the film of the same name.

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