The Council of Europe and the death penalty : the relationship of state sovereignty and human rights
Yorke, Jon (2008) The Council of Europe and the death penalty : the relationship of state sovereignty and human rights. PhD thesis, University of Warwick.
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This study investigates the processes of the removal of the death penalty within the Council of Europe and its Member States. An evaluation is conducted of the relationship of sovereignty and the death penalty in this region, and the significance of the Council's attempts to penetrate this relationship is analysed. The foremost motivation of this study is to understand how solid the removal of the death penalty is, and to reveal what can be learned from the legislative activity of the Member States and the various Parliamentary Assembly and Committee of Ministers' enactments, and the case-law of the European Commission of Human Rights and the European Court of Human Rights. It is my hope that this study will help ensure that the death penalty remains removed from this European region.
|Item Type:||Thesis or Dissertation (PhD)|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Capital punishment -- Europe -- History -- 20th century, Human rights -- Europe -- History -- 20th century|
|Date:||2 June 2008|
|Institution:||University of Warwick|
|Theses Department:||Department of Law|
|Supervisor(s)/Advisor:||Williams, Andrew, 1963-|
|Extent:||, 438 leaves|
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