Just Revenge / Edition 1

Just Revenge / Edition 1

by Mark Costanzo
     
 

ISBN-10: 0312179456

ISBN-13: 9780312179458

Pub. Date: 10/28/1997

Publisher: Worth Publishers

Just Revenge: Costs and Consequences of the Death Penalty by Mark Costanzo offers an examination of the death penalty in America with an uncompromising look at how the system works. Weighing the social costs and benefits to American society and debunking the easy myths, Costanzo builds an important new model for understanding the politics behind the

Overview

Just Revenge: Costs and Consequences of the Death Penalty by Mark Costanzo offers an examination of the death penalty in America with an uncompromising look at how the system works. Weighing the social costs and benefits to American society and debunking the easy myths, Costanzo builds an important new model for understanding the politics behind the practice of capital punishment. The text offers a thought-provoking, historically grounded study supported by decades of research on the death penalty in America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312179458
Publisher:
Worth Publishers
Publication date:
10/28/1997
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
206
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction
1. A Long Bloody Past
2. From Trial to Execution Chamber
3. Is the Death Penalty Inhumane?
4. Is the Death Penalty Cheaper than Life Imprisonment?
5. Is the Death Penalty Fairly Applied?
6. Does the Death Penalty Deter Potential Murderers?
7. Does the Public Support the Death Penalty?
8. Is Killing Murderers Morally Justified?
9. The Politics and Future of Killing: Symbolism and Realism

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