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The Resource The death penalty : a reference handbook, Joseph A. Melusky and Keith A. Pesto

The death penalty : a reference handbook, Joseph A. Melusky and Keith A. Pesto

Label
The death penalty : a reference handbook
Title
The death penalty
Title remainder
a reference handbook
Statement of responsibility
Joseph A. Melusky and Keith A. Pesto
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This book addresses the myriad controversies and examines the evidence regarding capital punishment in America. It answers questions regarding topics like the efficacy of capital punishment in deterring violent crime, the risks of mistakes, legal issues related to capital punishment, and the monetary costs of keeping inmates on death row. Presents 'Perspectives' from various writers, allowing readers to consider opinions from many informed individuals--including judges, prosecutors, defense attorneys, and professors--who are concerned with capital punishment. Supplies easy-to-understand information for general readers seeking to learn more about the history, purposes, effects, methods, and costs of capital punishment. Provides a balanced, objective discussion of the arguments and complex issues regarding capital punishment, enabling readers to reach their own opinions and conclusions"
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Assigning source
--Amazon
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Melusky, Joseph Anthony
Dewey number
364.660973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV8699.U5
LC item number
M46 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Pesto, Keith A.
Series statement
Contemporary world issues
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Capital punishment
  • Capital punishment
  • United States
Label
The death penalty : a reference handbook, Joseph A. Melusky and Keith A. Pesto
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Background and history -- Problems, controversies, and solutions -- Perspectives -- Profiles -- Data and documents -- Resources -- Chronology
Control code
952789812
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 372 pages
Isbn
9781440845499
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2017007384
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)952789812
Label
The death penalty : a reference handbook, Joseph A. Melusky and Keith A. Pesto
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Background and history -- Problems, controversies, and solutions -- Perspectives -- Profiles -- Data and documents -- Resources -- Chronology
Control code
952789812
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 372 pages
Isbn
9781440845499
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2017007384
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)952789812

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