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By Hong Lu,Terance D. Miethe

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

  • the substantive and approaches legislation surrounding capital punishment in several historic periods

  • the reasons and capabilities of capital punishment in China in a number of dynasties

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

  • the socio-demographic profile of the performed and their crimes over the past 20 years and comparative practices in different nations.

Their analyses of the dying penalty in modern China specialise in either its idea - the way it will be performed in legislation - and real perform - in response to to be had secondary reports/sources.

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