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Culture and the Death Penalty
An examination of the cultural origins of, and support for, the use of the death penalty in the United States.
# 121942 | 1,250 words | 6 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Anthropology (Cultural) , Hot Topics (Capital Punishment)

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The paper presents a proposal for an empirical study of attitudinal variations between two American states with regard to the death penalty. The paper addresses the extent of death penalty use in the U.S. and regional differences.

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"The purpose of the proposed research is to examine, via the lens provided by the discipline of anthropology, the cultural origins of and support for the use of the death penalty as an ultimate sanction in certain criminal cases. In the United States, public outcries against the death penalty led to its abandonment, however, this sanction was reinstated and is now in use with significant variations in most states. (Levy) In the..."

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