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Examines five periods of American history (from 1642 to the present) during which juveniles were susceptible to the death penalty for their crimes. The author juxtaposes the characteristics of individuals who were likely to be executed during a given period with the sociological, political, legal, and religious influences that affected attitudes towards capital punishment at the time. Citations from 36 cases support the text. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # STR-0773485473
Book Description Edwin Mellen Pr, 1997. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0773485473