When the State No Longer Kills: International Human Rights Norms and Abolition of Capital Punishment

By Sangmin Bae / State University of New York Press, on 1 January 2007

This book tries to explain what leads a state to abolish capital punishment or impose a moratorium, by offereing in-depth analyses of four countries: Ukraine, South Africa, South Korea and the United States. Focusing on the role of political leadership and domestic political institutions, Bae clarifies the causal mechanisms that lead to state compliance or noncompliance with the norm.

  • Document type Book
  • Countries list Republic of Korea
  • Themes list Moratorium ,