The Death PenaltyBook - 2001
The authors in this anthology provide a comprehensive look at a controversial issue. Beginning with the background and history of the death penalty, essays discuss the arguments for and against capital punishment, the religious beliefs regarding the practice, its administration, and the possibility of discrimination. Chapters also examine the juvenile death penalty and the role of the media in public opinion. Also includes a geographical gazeteer of important places and events, a glossary, chronology, appendix of prominent people, bibliographies, and an extensive index.
Publisher: San Diego, Calif. : Greenhaven Press, c2001
Branch Call Number: 364.66 DEA
Characteristics: 154 p. ; 24 cm