By Hong Lu
By all debts, China is the area chief within the variety of criminal executions. Its lengthy historic use of capital punishment and its significant political and financial alterations over 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 felony, old, and comparative. specifically, they learn;
- the sizeable and systems legislation surrounding capital punishment in several old periods
- the reasons and services of capital punishment in China in a variety of dynasties
- changes within the approach to imposition and relative incidence 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 loss of life penalty in modern China concentrate on either its concept - the way it can be performed in legislations - and genuine perform - in keeping with to be had secondary reports/sources.