THE DEATH PENALTY A Worldwide Perspective A report to the United Nations Committee On Crime Prevention and Control

Author: Hood (Roger)
Year: 1989
Publisher: Clarendon Press (Oxford)
First Edition
Edition Details: 1st UK Edn.
Book Condition: NrF/F
ISBN: 9780198252726
Price: 15.00
Hardback. Presenting the results of a world survey on the death penalty - its practice and the literature written about it. The author analyzes the law and practice of the death penalty in all nations in which it is used. He also reviews research data on the effectiveness of the death penalty as a deterrent to crime. Part 1 - The Present State of the Abolitionist Movement; Part 2 - The Trend towards Expanding the Scope of the Death Penalty; Part 3 - Capital Punishment Put into Practice; Part 4 - The Observance of Standards and Safeguards; Part 5 - Problems of Administering a Restrictive Policy of Death Sentencing; Part 6 - The Question of Deterrence; Part 7 - Public Opinion and Knowledge. With Summary, Appendix and Index. 182pp. 8vo. h/back. With the remains of a b/plate to fpd o/w Nr. F. in F. dw.


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