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Author Burkhead, Michael Dow, 1946-

Title A life for a life : the American debate over the death penalty / Michael Dow Burkhead

Publ Info Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., [2009]
2009
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 CCRI-Newport  HV8699 .U5 B87 2009    AVAILABLE
 J&W-Denver  HV8699.U5 B87 2009    AVAILABLE
 PC  HV8699.U5 B87 2009    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  HV8699.U5 B87 2009    AVAILABLE
 URI  HV8699 U5 B87 2009    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  HV8699.U5 B87 2009    AVAILABLE
1 copy ordered for CCRI-Newport orders on 06-16-2011.
Descript x, 205 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
"This book explores the various trends in public opinion that influence crime prevention efforts, create public policy, and reform criminal law. It discusses three core issues: the role of free will and determination; the search for the root cause or causes of crime; and the effects of studying crimes versus studying criminals"--Provided by publisher
LC subject Capital punishment -- United States
Correctional institutions -- United States
Executions and executioners
Criminal law -- United States
Punishment
Crime -- United States
ISBN 9780786433681 (softcover : alk. paper)
078643368X (softcover : alk. paper)