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Author Liang, Bin
Title The Death Penalty in China : Policy, Practice, and Reform
Imprint New York : Columbia University Press, 2015
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Note Intro -- Table of Contents -- Foreword -- Preface and Acknowledgments -- 1. China's Death Penalty Practice: Working Progress, Struggle, and Challenges Within the Global Abolition Movement, by Bin Liang -- 2. The Criminal Justice System and the Death Penalty, by Hong Lu, Yudu Liu, and Charlotte Hu -- 3. Crimes of Counterrevolution and Politicized Use of the Death Penalty During the Mao Era, by Ning Zhang -- 4. China's Death Penalty in a State-Power-Based Society, by Yunhai Wang -- 5. From "Killing Many" to "Killing Fewer" , by Susan Trevaskes -- 6. The Abolitionist and Retentionist Debate, by Zhigang Yu (translated by Charlotte Hu) -- 7. Guiding Cases for China's Death Penalty: Analysis and Reflection, by Xingliang Chen (translated by Charlotte Hu) -- 8. The Death Penalty After the Restoration of Centralized Review: An Empirical Study on Capital Sentencing, by Moulin Xiong -- 9. Public Opinion and the Death Penalty, by Shanhe Jiang -- 10. Between Deference and Defiance: Courts and Penal Populism in Chinese Capital Cases, by Hualing Fu -- 11. Chinese Capital Punishment in Comparative Perspective, by David T. Johnson and Michelle Miao -- 12. China's Death Penalty in the Twenty-First Century, by Bin Liang and Hong Lu -- List of Contributors -- Index
Explains what it took to advance reforms to limit death sentences and executions in China while identifying the challenges that prevent more extensive progress
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Liang, Bin The Death Penalty in China : Policy, Practice, and Reform New York : Columbia University Press,c2015 9780231170079
Subject Capital punishment--China
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