Journals Higher Education



Published: 07 January 2014

336 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199685776

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Confronting Capital Punishment in Asia

Human Rights, Politics and Public Opinion

Edited by Roger Hood and Surya Deva

  • Introduces the legal and political issues surrounding the persistence of capital punishment in Asia
  • Explains the impact of public opinion on the political process
  • Offers a juxtaposition between Western and Asian thought on capital punishment
  • Provides comparative analysis of capital punishment in four key states: China, Japan, India and Singapore
  • Analyses the main factors that hinder the abolition of capital punishment in the countries concerned

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