skip to content
Capital punishment Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Capital punishment

Author: Paul G Connors
Publisher: Farmington Hills, MI : Greenhaven Press, ©2007.
Series: Current controversies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Gives the pros and cons of capital punishment, the ethical question, and if it's a deterrent to crime.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul G Connors
ISBN: 9780737737110 0737737115 9780737737127 0737737123
OCLC Number: 145396663
Description: 220 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1. Is capital punishment ethical? --
Yes, capital punishment is ethical --
When a loved one is murdered, the death penalty seems moral / Olga Polites --
Death by lethal injection is not cruel and unusual punishment / Cal Thomas --
Juvenile executions should be ruled constitutional / Robert H. Bork --
Capital punishment is moral to prevent the taking of innocent lives / Cass R. Sunstein and Adrian Vermeule --
No, capital punishment is not ethical --
Capital punishment is simply murder / Gary Egeberg --
Death by lethal injection is inhumane / Deborah W. Denno --
Putting juvenile murderers to death is wrong / Craig M. Bradley --
Physicians have an ethical responsibility not to participate in executions / Peter A. Clark --
Chapter 2. Is capital punishment administered fairly? --
Yes, capital punishment is administered fairly --
The chance of executing an innocent person is very slight / Richard A. Posner --
Capital punishment is administered fairly / Joshua Marquis --
Death row reforms may lead to a fairer criminal justice system / Jean M. Templeton --
No, capital punishment is not administered fairly --
Wrongful convictions involving prisoners are too common / C. Ronald Huff --
The death penalty is not applied equally to both sexes / Victor L. Streib --
Scientific evidence does not ensure guilt in death penalty cases / Sheila Jasanoff --
The evidence of innocence is often withheld in death penalty cases / Dale S. Recinella --
Chapter 3. Is capital punishment an effective deterrent to crime? --
Yes, capital punishment is an effective deterrent to crime --
Capital punishment does in fact deter crime / Joanna M. Shepherd --
Homicidal violence in Great Britain has increased since the abolition of the death penalty / Theodore Dalrymple --
Hanging Saddam Hussein will deter future chaos in Iraq / Patrick Poole --
No, capital punishment is not an effective deterrent to crime --
Studies cannot "prove" capital punishment deters crime / Clive Stafford Smith --
Capital punishment is ineffective and dangerous / Michael Cohen --
Deterrence studies are inconsistent and unscientific / Jeffrey Fagan --
Chapter 4. Should capital punishment be abolished or reformed? --
Executions should be televised to spur debate about capital punishment / Howard Rosenberg --
Capital punishment is a failed experiment and should be abolished / Anna Quindlen --
Feminists should advocated to abolish capital punishment / Laura Huey --
Saddam Hussein should not have been hanged / Richard Dawkins --
Public and state support for the death penalty is declining / Dahlia Lithwick.
Series Title: Current controversies.
Responsibility: Paul G. Connors, book editor.
More information:

Abstract:

Gives the pros and cons of capital punishment, the ethical question, and if it's a deterrent to crime.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/145396663> # Capital punishment
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "145396663" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/miu> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/103442645#Place/farmington_hills_mi> ; # Farmington Hills, MI
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/103442645#Topic/capital_punishment_moral_and_ethical_aspects_united_states> ; # Capital punishment--Moral and ethical aspects--United States
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/KF9227> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/103442645#Topic/capital_punishment_united_states> ; # Capital punishment--United States
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/103442645#Topic/capital_punishment_ethical_aspects> ; # Capital punishment--Ethical aspects
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/345.730773/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/846392> ; # Capital punishment
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/846400> ; # Capital punishment--Moral and ethical aspects
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/364.660973/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008100085> ; # Capital punishment--United States
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/119876944> ; # Paul G. Connors
    schema:copyrightYear "2007" ;
    schema:datePublished "2007" ;
    schema:description "Gives the pros and cons of capital punishment, the ethical question, and if it's a deterrent to crime."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/103442645> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/103442645#Series/current_controversies> ; # Current controversies.
    schema:name "Capital punishment"@en ;
    schema:productID "145396663" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/145396663#PublicationEvent/farmington_hills_mi_greenhaven_press_2007> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/103442645#Agent/greenhaven_press> ; # Greenhaven Press
    schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0721/2007025898.html> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780737737127> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780737737110> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/145396663> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/103442645#Agent/greenhaven_press> # Greenhaven Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Greenhaven Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/103442645#Place/farmington_hills_mi> # Farmington Hills, MI
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Farmington Hills, MI" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/103442645#Series/current_controversies> # Current controversies.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/145396663> ; # Capital punishment
    schema:name "Current controversies." ;
    schema:name "Current controversies" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/103442645#Topic/capital_punishment_ethical_aspects> # Capital punishment--Ethical aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Capital punishment--Ethical aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/103442645#Topic/capital_punishment_moral_and_ethical_aspects_united_states> # Capital punishment--Moral and ethical aspects--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85019949> ;
    schema:name "Capital punishment--Moral and ethical aspects--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/103442645#Topic/capital_punishment_united_states> # Capital punishment--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Capital punishment--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008100085> # Capital punishment--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Capital punishment--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/846392> # Capital punishment
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Capital punishment"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/846400> # Capital punishment--Moral and ethical aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Capital punishment--Moral and ethical aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/119876944> # Paul G. Connors
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Connors" ;
    schema:givenName "Paul G." ;
    schema:name "Paul G. Connors" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780737737110>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0737737115" ;
    schema:isbn "9780737737110" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780737737127>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0737737123" ;
    schema:isbn "9780737737127" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.