THE FAIRER DEATH. Executing Women in Ohio

Author: Streib (Victor L.)
Year: 2006
Publisher: Ohio Univ. Press
First Edition
Edition Details: 1st US edn.
Book Condition: F.
ISBN: 9780821416945
Price: 15.00
Softcover. This book tells the stories of 15 women in Ohio. Included are lots of law and facts about the phenomenon of the death penalty for female offenders, but the focus remains on these unique stories. The author began the study of female offenders and the death penalty in the early 1980s, collecting stacks of information about every girl or woman executed in what is now the United States, since 1632 and about every girl or woman sentenced to death since 1973, the beginning of the modern death penalty system. In 5 Parts : Part One: A Context of Sex Bias; Part Two: The Evolution of Ohio's Death Penalty; Part Three: Women Executed in Ohio, 1803-2005; Part Four: Women Sentenced to Death in Ohio, 1973-2005; Part Five: Comparing and Contrasting Cases. Illus., Appendix, Notes, Bibliog. and Index. 198pp. 8vo. softcover. From the library of true crime writer, Wilfred Gregg, with his personal b/plate. F.


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