Journals Higher Education



Published: 18 February 2015

624 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780198701743

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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