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Juvenile Perceptions on Capital Punishment
This paper examines the perceptions of juveniles on capital punishment.
# 110234 | 3,445 words | 8 sources | APA | 2008 | US


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Description:

This paper explores the relationship between race and capital punishment. Specifically the researcher explores the racial differences in attitudes toward capital punishment, focusing on juvenile opinions. The paper examines factors affecting views on capital punishment, arguments for and against, attitudes towards the death penalty and provides a review of the literature used in the paper.

Outline:
Introduction
Literature
What Predicts Death Penalty Support?
Arguments For and Against Death Penalty
Public Opinion and Attitudes
Death Penalty Attitudes of the Offender
Death Penalty Attitudes of Juveniles
Summary of the Literature
Discussion
Conclusion
References

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Baker, David N., Lambert, Eric G. & Jenkins, Morris. (2005 Mar) Racial differences in death penalty support and opposition: A preliminary study of white and black college students. Journal of Black Studies, 35(4): 201-224
  • Barkan, Steven & Cohn, S. (1994). Racial prejudice and support for the death penalty by whites, Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 31(2): May: 202-209.
  • Bedau, Hugo A., & Cassell, Paul G. (2004) Debating the death penalty: Should America have capital punishment? The experts on both sides make their best case. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Cochran, John & Chamlin, Mitchell. (2006) The enduring racial divide in death penalty support. Journal of Criminal Justice, 34(1): 85-99.
  • Taylor, D.L. (2000) Cultural mistrust and racial divides. Social Pathology: A Journal of Reviews, 6(1): 199-212.

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