Does capital punishment deter crime?

The deterrent effect of the death penalty is supported by evidence / Paul G. Cassell -- The deterrent effect of the death penalty is a myth / Jesse L. Jackson Sr., Jessie L. Jackson Jr., and Bruce Shapiro -- Consistent and swift application of the death penalty reduces murder rates / Wesley Lowe --...

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Other Authors: Keyzer, Amy Marcaccio (Editor)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Detroit [u.a.] Gale [20]09
Edition:2. [print.]
Online Access: Table of Contents
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
UB: KB 9 E 1485
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Summary:The deterrent effect of the death penalty is supported by evidence / Paul G. Cassell -- The deterrent effect of the death penalty is a myth / Jesse L. Jackson Sr., Jessie L. Jackson Jr., and Bruce Shapiro -- Consistent and swift application of the death penalty reduces murder rates / Wesley Lowe -- Deterrence studies of the death penalty are not grounded in science / Jeffrey Fagan -- An effective death penalty protects the community from criminals / Kent Scheidegger -- The death penalty can be a counter-deterrent to crime / Amnesty International -- The death penalty saves lives / William Otis -- The death penalty keeps Americans safe from terrorist threats / George W. Bush -- The death penalty hinders the fight against terrorism / American Civil Liberties Union -- Capital punishment may deter some terrorists / Joanna Shepherd -- The death penalty encourages terrorism / Thomas McDonnell -- Capital punishment maintains law and order / Mufti Zubair Bayat -- Modern societies do not deter crime with capital punishment / Chris Patten for the European Union -- Capital punishment does not make nations safer / Paul Simon -- The Islamic world must reexamine capital punishment / Tariq Ramadan -- The United States must reconsider the death penalty / Richard C. Dieter -- Executions send a strong deterrent message / Peter Ryan -- Executions perpetuate the cycle of violence / Peter C. Valenti
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description:112 S.
ISBN:9780737736755
9780737736762