By Hong Lu,Terance D. Miethe
By all debts, China is the area chief within the variety of felony executions. Its lengthy historic use of capital punishment and its significant political and fiscal alterations over the years are social proof that make China an incredible context for a case learn of the demise penalty in legislation and perform. This publication examines the demise penalty in the altering socio-political context of China. The authors'treatment of China' demise penalty is criminal, historic, and comparative. specifically, they study;
- the sizeable and methods legislation surrounding capital punishment in numerous historic periods
- the reasons and capabilities of capital punishment in China in a variety of dynasties
- changes within the approach to imposition and relative occurrence of capital punishment over time
- the socio-demographic profile of the accomplished and their crimes over the past twenty years and comparative practices in different international locations.
Their analyses of the demise penalty in modern China specialise in either its conception - the way it could be performed in legislation - and genuine perform - in accordance with on hand secondary reports/sources.
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China’s Death Penalty: History, Law and Contemporary Practices (Routledge Advances in Criminology) by Hong Lu,Terance D. Miethe