By Hong Lu
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 monetary adjustments through the years are social proof that make China an awesome context for a case research of the demise penalty in legislations and perform. This ebook 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 learn;
- the noticeable and techniques legislation surrounding capital punishment in several old periods
- the reasons and services of capital punishment in China in quite a few dynasties
- changes within the approach to imposition and relative incidence of capital punishment over time
- the socio-demographic profile of the carried out and their crimes during the last 20 years and comparative practices in different international locations.
Their analyses of the loss of life penalty in modern China specialize in either its conception - the way it could be performed in legislation - and genuine perform - in accordance with to be had secondary reports/sources.
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