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Capital Punishment and the Debate on Crime and Criminals

 

Encyclopedias, Guides, and General Reference Material | Government Documents | Indexes and Abstracts | Sample Books | Sample Newspaper Articles | Sample Journal Articles | Library Online Catalog

ENCYCLOPEDIAS, GUIDES AND GENERAL REFERENCE MATERIAL

Bedau, Hugo A. The Death Penalty in America.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1982. KF9227.C2 D42 1982 REFERENCE

HEADINGS:
Capital Punishment—United States

Capital Punishment. Margery B. Koosed, ed.
New York: Garland Pub., 1996. KF9227.C2 C345 1996 Vol.1-Vol.3 REFERENCE

(series: Controversies in Constitutional Law)

The Congressional Yearbook.
Washington D.C.: Congressional Quarterly, Inc., 1993-1995.
KF42.C66 1993-1995 GOVDOC REFERENCE

HEADINGS:
Bills, Legislative—United States—Periodicals

Dobrin, Adam. Statistical Handbook on Violence in America.
Phoenix: Oryx Press, 1996. (includes bibliographic references and index)
HN90.V5 S833 1996 REFERENCE

HEADINGS:
Violence—United States—Statistics
Criminal Statistics—United States

Encyclopedia of American Prisons. M.D. McShane, ed. New York: Garland Publishing, 1996.
HV9471.E425 1996 REFERENCE

See entries on Death Row and Executions. Some bibliographical information is included.

Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice. Sanford H. Kadish, ed.
New York: Free Press, 1983. HV6017.E52 1983 Vol.1-Vol.4 REFERENCE

HEADINGS:
Crime—Dictionaries

Kronenwetter, Michael. Capital Punishment: A Reference Handbook.
Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 1993. HV8699.U5K76 1993 REFERENCE

HEADINGS:
Capital Punishment

Monthly Catalog of United States Government Publications Cumulative Index 1994 (subject)
Washington D.C.: U.S. Government printing Office, 1994. GP3.8:994/1-13/IND. /v.3 GOVDOC REFERENCE

HEADINGS:
Capital Punishment—United States
Capital Punishment—United States—Statistics—Periodicals
Crime—United States
Criminal Justice—Administration of—United States

ONLINE SOURCES

Library Online Catalog, Expanded Academic Index, Congressional Masterfile, Newspaper Abstracts
CD-ROM Library Workstations

ADDITIONAL ONLINE CATALOG SUBJECT HEADINGS

Criminals—Statistics Female offenders—United States, women prisoners,
Criminals—United States—Bibliography United States--databases—periodicals
Juvenile delinquency—United States—case studies
Death row inmates—United States
Sex discrimination in Criminal Justice administration----case studies United States

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INDEXES AND ABSTRACTS

PAIS International in Print. New York: Public Affairs Information Service, 1991-1995.
H96.P32 1991-1995 INDEX

HEADINGS:
Capital Punishment—United States
Capital Punishment—Legal Aspects
Capital Punishment—Public Opinion
Capital Punishment—Racial Aspects
Crime and Criminals

Social Sciences Index. New York: H.W. Wilson, 1974-1996. H1.A3S62 v.1-23 1974-1996 INDEX

HEADINGS:
Crime and Criminals

Sociological Abstracts. San Diego: Sociological Abstracts, Inc. 1952-1994.
HM1.S67 v.1-41 1952-1994 INDEX

HEADINGS:
Crime
Capital Punishment

GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS

Criminal Aliens: A Federal Responsibility and a State and Local Burden.
Washington D.C.: House Committee on Government Operations, 1994.
Y 1.1/8: 103-645 GOVDOC MICROFORM

HEADINGS:
Aliens, Crime and Criminals,
Prisons, Government Spending,
Federal-State Relations

Death Penalty . Washington D.C.: Senate Committee on the Judiciary, 1989.
Y 4.J89/2:S. hrg. 101-1256 GOVDOC MICROFORM

HEADINGS:
Racial Justice Act, Social Science Research,
Federal Death Penalty Act

Death Penalty for Certain Crimes. Washington D.C. House Committee on the Judiciary, 1994.
Y 1.1/8: 103-463 GOVDOC MICROFORM

HEADINGS:
Terrorism

Death Sentencing Issues. Washington D.C.: House Committee on the Judiciary, 1991.
Y 4.J89/1: 102/33 GOVDOC MICROFORM

HEADINGS:
Racial Discrimination

Innocence and the Death Penalty. Washington D.C.: Senate Committee on the Judiciary, 1993.
Y 4.J89/2:S hrg. 103-468 GOVDOC MICROFORM

HEADINGS:
Constitutional Law

Selected Crime Issues: Prevention and Punishment.
Washington D.C.: House Committee on the Judiciary, 1991.
Y 4.J89/1:102/18 GOVDOC MICROFORM

NEWSPAPER ARTICLES (from ProQuest Newspapers)

Colson, Charles W. "The New Criminal Class." Wall Street Journal , 24 Jan. 1996, sec. A, p.14, col: 1. MICROFORM

HEADINGS:
Violent Crime, Firearms,
Crime Statistics, Juvenile Delinquency

Kozinski, Alex. "For an Honest Death Penalty." New York Times, 8 Mar. 1995, sec. A, p.21, col: 1.
MICROFORM

HEADINGS:
Capital Punishment, Criminal Sentences

Noble, Kenneth B. "Fighting Crime Gently." New York Times , 18 Jan. 1996, sec A, p.14. col:1
MICROFORM

JOURNAL ARTICLES

Cole, David. "Courting Capital Punishment with little Public Opposition: the Machinery of Death
is Shifting into Overdrive." The Nation. 26 Feb. 1996: v.262, no. 8, p.20(3) MICROFORM

Gest, Ted. "A House without a Blueprint: After 20 Years the Death Penalty is Still being Meted out
Unevenly." U.S. News and World Report. 8 Jul. 1996: v.121, no.2, p.41
(Full text on Expanded Academic Index) JK 1 . U65 PERIODOCAL

"Violent and Irrational—And That's Just the Policy." (Crime in America-Cover Story)
The Economist. 8 Jun. 1996: v.339, no. 7969, p.23(3) MICROFORM

HEADINGS:
United States—Crime
Crime Prevention—Political Aspects, Fear of Crime—Political Aspects

Shapiro, Bruce. "How the War on Crime Imprisons America." The Nation. 22 Apr. 1996: v.262, no. 16. P.14(8) MICROFORM

BOOKS

Death Penalty (Capital Punishment)

Baird, Robert M. Philosophy of Punishment.
Buffalo: Prometheus Books, 1988. HV8675.P53 1988 STACKS

HEADINGS:
Punishment  United States
Capital Punishment  United States

Baird, Robert M. Punishment and the Death Penalty: The Current Debate .
Amherst: Prometheus Books, 1995. HV8694.P86 1995 STACKS

Dicks, Shirley. Congregation of the Condemned: Voices Against the Death Penalty .
Buffalo: Prometheus Books, 1995. HV8698.C69 1995 STACKS

Van den Haag, Ernest. The Death Penalty: A Debate.
New York: Plenum Press, 1983. HV8699.U5 V36 1983 STACKS

Sentencing

Rodriguez, Nancy. Persistent offender law [electronic resource] : racial disparity, patterned offenses, 
and unintended effects.
New York : LFB Scholarly Pub., 2003.

HEADINGS:
Sentences (criminal)

Fraenkel, Jack R. Crime and Criminals: What Should we do about Them.
Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 1970. HV6789.F72 1970 STACKS

HEADINGS:
Law Enforcement—United States

Imprisonment

America behind bars [electronic resource] : trends in imprisonment, 1950 to 2000.
New York : LFB Scholarly Pub., 2004.

HEADINGS:
Imprisonment United States

Winters, Paul A. Crime and Criminals: Opposing Viewpoints.
San Diego: Greenhaven Press, 1995. HV6791.C73 1995 STACKS

HEADINGS:
Crime—United States, Crime Prevention—United States

 

 

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