Delivers the pros and cons on today’s complex social issues. Critical current issues and enduring social issues are covered through full-text articles, multimedia, primary sources, government documents and reference material from over 1,800 national and international sources. All publications and are hand indexed to subject headings.
The CQ Researcher explores a single "hot" issue in the news in depth each week. It is a source for research on current topics or major controversial issues of the day. It provides complete summaries, all the pros and cons, bibliographies, and more. Founded in 1923 as Editorial Research Reports, CQ Researcher is noted for its in-depth, unbitased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Reports are published weekly in print and online 44 times a year by CQ Press, a division of Congressional Quarterly Inc.
This work compiles for the first time in one volume significant recent articles, book reviews, documents, and statistics dealing with the death penalty and its abolition. Drawing on a wide range of international sources, the compendium offers a wealth of previously inaccessible information on recent worldwide developments in capital punishment studies and litigation, and provides the most thorough collection of statistical data on the subject.