Capital Punishment

Capital Punishment

eBook - 2017
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The term "capital punishment" refers to the practice of putting a convicted person to death as the penalty for committing a serious crime. The question of whether countries should execute their most notorious criminals has sparked a huge amount of debate. This book examines some fundamental questions surrounding the issue of capital punishment today. It provides a historical overview of capital punishment, examines countries where the death penalty is still permitted today, and explores the pros and cons of capital punishment. The Critical World Issues series explores some of the most controversial and newsworthy subjects in the modern world. Each book examines the facts about the issue being covered, with information about arguments and opinions from around the globe. Special research projects, as well as a great variety of additional resources, invite the reader to engage with the issues that are currently shaping our world.
Publisher: [United States] :, National Highlights Inc.,, 2017
Made available through hoopla
ISBN: 9781422281291
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
text file, rda
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital


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