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Contemporary Issues Companion - The Death Penalty (Contemporary Issues Companion)

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Published by Greenhaven Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crime & violence,
  • Ethical issues,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Problems (General) (Young Adult),
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12),
  • United States,
  • General,
  • Penology,
  • Social Sciences,
  • Capital punishment

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages154
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7897599M
    ISBN 100737704578
    ISBN 109780737704570

    The Third Edition of Crime: Readings features the latest theoretical and empirical works on crime, maintaining an ideal balance between major theoretical explanations of crime and crime control and each respective theoretical treatment while tying in policy d and revised, the readings in this edition have been carefully pruned by the editors for maximum impact, .   "The choice of essays is a solid representation of the various investigations and arguments that address important issues in the field of applied ethics. The book's organization allows it to be useful in a number of ways: as a straight reference work, as a reader on allied topics or as an anthology of significant philosophical issues.   It's almost hard to remember how dominant an issue the death penalty was a generation ago. Crime and drugs were the top issues for voters in Not coincidentally, support for the death penalty.


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Get this from a library. Death penalty. [Uma Kukathas;] -- Essays discuss issues related to the death penalty in the United States, covering such topics as whether or not it is a deterrent to crime, who should be eligible for such a sentence, and the ethics.

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The text contains a. Taking a unique approach that emphasizes careful reasoning, this cutting-edge reader is structured around twenty-eight key arguments that have provoked heated debates on current ethical issues. Contemporary Moral Arguments: Readings in Ethical Issues opens with a two-chapter introduction to moral theories and moral reasoning that provides students with the Author: Lewis Null.

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He asserts that the death penalty does deter some potential murderers and that we. Monday, Novem Stern Center, Great Room, 7 p.m. Panelists: Kathleen Lucas (moderator), director, Pennsylvanians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty Shujaa Graham, death row exoneree Spero Lappas, criminal defense attorney Vicki Schieber, murder victim’s family member.

This panel will bring the voices of experience to a conversation about capital. capital punishment, imposition of a penalty of death by the state. History Capital punishment was widely applied in ancient times; it can be found (c BC) in the Code of the fall of Rome to the beginnings of the modern era, capital punishment was practiced throughout Western Europe.

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Capital Punishment Is a Deterrent by George E. Pataki The death penalty is a necessary tool for fighting and reducing crime. Capital punishment deters crime by causing would-be murderers to fear arrest and conviction and by preventing convicted murderers from killing again.

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