Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more



Published: 08 January 2015

612 Pages


ISBN: 9780198701743

Also Available As:


Bookseller Code (AE)

The Death Penalty

A Worldwide Perspective

Fifth Edition

Roger Hood and Carolyn Hoyle

  • A completely up-to-date and substantially revised new edition, widely regarded as the leading authority on the death penalty in its international context
  • Presents the latest information on developments relating to the death penalty from all over the world, including new publications, empirical research, debates, international law developments, official reports, and news reports
  • Arranged thematically, with country or region-specific sections permitting easy navigation
  • Quick-reference appendices allow the reader to easily see what stage of retention or abolition each country is at and the international covenants they have signed or ratified

Also of Interest

Related Categories

Law > Human Rights & Immigration