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Author Madeira, Jody Lyneé.

Title Killing McVeigh : the death penalty and the myth of closure / Jody Lyneé Madeira
Published New York : New York University Press, [2012]
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Contents "A rude awakening": the origins of the victim-offender relationship -- "He broke into my life": experiencing the victim-offender relationship -- Opening up "closure": redefining a controversial term -- "We come here to remember": joining advocacy groups -- "God bless the media": negotiating news coverage -- "Making sure justice was served": pursuing accountability -- Emotion on trial: prosecuting Timothy McVeigh -- Reaching law's limits: trying Terry Nichols and welcoming the McVeigh jury to Oklahoma city -- The storm before the calm: awaiting McVeigh's execution -- The weight of an impossible world: McVeigh confronts his public image -- Done to death: the execution and the end of the victim-offender relationship
Summary Presents a case study of the Oklahoma City bombing to explore how family members and other survivors come to terms with mass murder
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject McVeigh, Timothy -- Imprisonment.
McVeigh, Timothy -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Capital punishment -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
Domestic terrorism -- Social aspects -- United States.
Domestic terrorism -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
Oklahoma City Federal Building Bombing, Oklahoma City, Okla., 1995 -- Psychological aspects.
Victims of terrorism -- Rehabilitation -- United States.
Victims of terrorism -- United States -- Psychology.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2011052256
ISBN 081472454X (electronic bk.)
0814724558 (electronic bk.)
9780814724545 (electronic bk.)
9780814724552 (electronic bk.)