Portland State University. Department of History
Charles M. White
Date of Award
Master of Arts (M.A.) in History
1 online resource (172 p.)
Capital punishment -- Great Britain, Capital punishment -- Oregon
The thesis is a comparative study of two campaigns waged against capital punishment. Specifically, it is an examination of the public arguments and legislative action which transpired in Oregon and Great Britain when their respective legislatures considered and then approved laws to abolish the penalty of death for the crime of murder -- Oregon in 1963 and Britain in 1965.
Call, Michael L., "The abolition of capital punishment: a comparative study" (1973). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 2498.