China’s Death Penalty: History, Law and Contemporary by Hong Lu,Terance D. Miethe

By Hong Lu,Terance D. Miethe

By all money owed, China is the realm chief within the variety of criminal executions. Its lengthy historic use of capital punishment and its significant political and fiscal adjustments over the years are social evidence that make China a fantastic context for a case learn of the demise penalty in legislations and perform. This e-book examines the loss of life penalty in the altering socio-political context of China. The authors'treatment of China' demise penalty is criminal, ancient, and comparative. specifically, they research;

  • the sizeable and strategies legislation surrounding capital punishment in several old periods

  • the reasons and services of capital punishment in China in numerous dynasties

  • changes within the approach to imposition and relative incidence of capital punishment over time

  • the socio-demographic profile of the finished and their crimes during the last 20 years and comparative practices in different international locations.

Their analyses of the demise penalty in modern China specialize in either its thought - the way it may be performed in legislations - and real perform - in accordance with on hand secondary reports/sources.

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