Additional Resources

Amnesty International, List of Abolitionist and Retentionist Countries. Available at

Capital Punishment Statistics. Available at

Corrections in America. Harry E. Allen and Clifford E. Simonsen, Prentice Hall, 1995.

Deathquest: An Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Capital Punishment in the United States. Robert Bohm, Anderson Publishing, 1999.

Death Work: A Study of the Modern Execution Process. Robert Johnson, Wadsworth Press, 1998.

Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison. Michel Focault, Vintage Books, 1977.

The Abolition of the Death Penalty in International Law. William Schabas, Cambridge University Press, 1997.

The Dilemmas of Corrections: Contemporary Readings, 4th Edition. Kenneth C. Haas and Geoffrey P. Alpert, Waveland Press, Inc., 1999.


Federal Bureau of Prisons

320 First Street NW
Washington, DC 20534 USA
Phone: (202) 307-3198

National Institute of Corrections

1860 Industrial Circle, Suite A
Longmont, CO 80501 USA
Fax: (303) 682-0213
Toll-Free: 800-877-1461

Death Penalty Information Center

1320 Eighteenth Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20036 USA
Phone: (202) 293-6970
Fax: (202) 822-4787

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