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Title:
Capital punishment
Author:
Berlatsky, Noah.
Publication Information:
Detroit : Greenhaven Press, [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
237 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
French juries should not impose the death penalty for even heinous crimes / Europe is hypocritical to oppose the death penalty but not abortion / Thailand's death penalty contradicts Buddhist morality / Morality of the death penalty in India is unclear / Judaism supports the death penalty / In the Caribbean, citizens want the death penalty carried out / In China, capital punishment is popular for traditional reasons / In Indonesia, the popularity of the death penalty makes abolition unlikely / Governments with popular support are more likely to abolish the death penalty / Positive death penalty attitudes may affect decisions on non-capital sentencing / Iran must stop executing children / Saudi Arabia's death penalty process is arbitrary and unjust / Death penalty in the Palestinian Territories is unconstitutional and unjust / Japan's death penalty process is shrouded in secrecy / Singapore's mandatory death penalty is unjust / Reforms may make China's death penalty process more just / In Russia, a death penalty moratorium may lead to abolition / Extradition treaties have restricted the use of the death penalty / Ukraine abolished the death penalty because of pressure from Europe / European Union exerts pressure on the United States to abolish the death penalty / United States violated international law in executing Mexican nationals / Australia should work harder against the death penalty / Philippines must do more to help its nationals who face execution abroad
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ISBN:
9780737746631

9780737746648
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Book

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