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Title Punishment and the death penalty : the current debate / edited by Robert M. Baird and Stuart E. Rosenbaum.

Published Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, c1995.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  364.660973 PUNI    AVAILABLE
Physical description 258 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Contemporary issues
Contemporary issues (Buffalo, N.Y.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-256).
Contents 1. Punishment / J. D. Mabbott -- 2. Two Concepts of Rules / John Rawls -- 3. Therapy, Not Punishment / Karl Menninger -- 4. Punishment v. Rehabilitation / Richard Wasserstrom -- 5. Persons and Punishment / Herbert Morris -- 6. Playing Fair with Punishment / Richard Dagger -- 7. Punishment of the Innocent / Michael L. Radelet, Hugo Adam Bedau and Constance E. Putnam -- 8. A General History of Capital Punishment in America / Information Plus -- 9. The Crusade Against Capital Punishment / J. Gordon Melton -- 10. On Deterrence and the Death Penalty / Ernest van den Haag -- 11. Casting the First Stone / Lloyd Steffen -- 12. In Spite of Innocence: Erroneous Convictions in Capital Cases / Michael L. Radelet, Hugo Adam Bedau and Constance E. Putnam -- 13. The Morality of Anger / Walter Berns -- 14. Does It Matter If the Death Penalty Is Arbitrarily Administered? / Stephen Nathanson -- 15. Justice, Civilization, and the Death Penalty: Answering van den Haag / Jeffrey H. Reiman.
16. Refuting Reiman and Nathanson / Ernest van den Haag -- 17. Safely Executed / Christie Davies -- 18. Capital Punishment and Contemporary Values: People's Misgivings and the Court's Misperceptions / William Bowers -- 19. Callins v. Collins: Justice Blackmun's Dissenting Opinion -- 20. Callins v. Collins: Justice Scalia's Concurring Opinion.
Other author Baird, Robert M., 1937-
Rosenbaum, Stuart E.
Subject Capital punishment -- United States.
Punishment -- United States.
ISBN 0879759461 (pbk. : acid-free paper)