Chinas Death Penalty: History, Law, and Contemporary Practices

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By all accounts, China is the world leader in the number of legal executions. Its long historical use of capital punishment and its major political and economic changes over time are social facts that make China an ideal context for a case study of the death penalty in law and practice. This book examines the death penalty within the changing socio-political context of China. The authors'treatment of China' death penalty is legal, historical, and comparative. In particular, they examine; * the substantive and procedures ...

China's Death Penalty: History, Law and Contemporary Practices 2007, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780415955690

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