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The death penalty : a worldwide perspective

Author: Roger Hood
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5., revised and updated editionView all editions and formats
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The fifth edition of this renowned work charts the progress towards the goal of worldwide abolition of the death penalty internationally. The authors make a powerful case for abolition, regarding  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Hood
ISBN: 9780198701743 0198701748 9780198701736 019870173X
OCLC Number: 903236455
Notes: Literaturverz. S. [525] - 569.
Description: XIV, 597 Seiten
Contents: Introduction ; 1. The Abolitionist Movement: Progress and Prospects ; 2. In the Vanguard of Abolition ; 3. Where Capital Punishment Remains Contested ; 4. The Scope of Capital Punishment in Law ; 5. The Death Penalty in Reality: The Process of Execution and the Death Row Experience ; 6. Excluding the Vulnerable from Capital Punishment ; 7. Protecting the Accused and Ensuring Due Process ; 8. Deciding Who Should Die: Problems of Inequity, Arbitrariness, and Racial Discrimination ; 9. The Question of Deterrence ; 10. A Question of Opinion or a Question of Principle? ; 11. The Challenge of a Suitable Replacement ; Appendices ; Bibliography ; Cases Cited ; Index
Responsibility: Roger Hood.

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