ISBN-10:
0739103822
ISBN-13:
9780739103821
Pub. Date:
08/15/2002
Publisher:
Lexington Books
A Comparative Analysis of Capital Punishment: Statutes, Policies, Frequencies, and Public Attitudes the World Over

A Comparative Analysis of Capital Punishment: Statutes, Policies, Frequencies, and Public Attitudes the World Over

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ISBN-13: 9780739103821
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 08/15/2002
Series: Global Perspectives on Social Issues Series
Pages: 136
Product dimensions: 6.38(w) x 9.47(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

Rita J. Simon is a University Professor in the School of Public Affairs and the Washington College of Law at American University. She is the author and editor of numerous books, including A Comparative Perspective on Major Social Problems (Lexington Books, 2001), In Their Own Voices (with Rhonda Roorda, 2000), and Adoption Across Borders (with Howard Altstein, Rowman and Littlefield 2000). Dagny A. Blaskovich holds a Master's of Science in Justice, Law, and Society from American University. She currently works for the Chicago Police Department.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Religion and the Death Penalty Chapter 3 Countries That Have Abolished and Retained the Death Penalty Chapter 4 Public Opinion on the Death Penalty Chapter 5 Deterrence Chapter 6 Execution of Innocents Chapter 7 Genocide and Democide

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