In James Ciment (ed.), Social Issues in America: An Encyclopedia. Sharpe Reference. pp. 270-86 (2006)

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Mark Tunick
Florida Atlantic University
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Reviews the history of the death penalty, traditional arguments for and against it, the contemporary debate including debates over whether it effectively deters, its constitutionality, and international trends in its use.
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