Crime and Punishment Around the World: Africa and the Middle East, Volume 1

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Graeme R. Newman
ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2010 - Law - 1586 pages
Fewer than 20 percent of countries have prohibited corporal punishment, while 35 percent retain the death penalty. Prison is still a universal punishment, regardless of culture or legal system. But what are the best ways to deter crime, while still recognizing civil rights? What lessons are there in the ways in which justice is administered or abused around the world?

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