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China’s Death Penalty in a State-Power-Based Society

Yunhai Wang

in The Death Penalty In China: Policy, Practice, and Reform

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170079
eISBN:
9780231540810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170079.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter argues that the fundamental nature of China as a ‘state-power’ dominated society has not been changed though China has witnessed significant transitions over the decades. As a result, ... More


China’s Death Penalty in the Twenty-First Century

Bin Liang and Hong Lu

in The Death Penalty In China: Policy, Practice, and Reform

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170079
eISBN:
9780231540810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170079.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This concluding chapter examines two more high profile cases in recent years to highlight major problems and challenges of the existing death penalty system in China. In addition, it discusses ... More


The Death Penalty: A Worldwide Perspective

Roger Hood CBE QC (Hon) DCL FBA and Carolyn Hoyle

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199228478
eISBN:
9780191696329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228478.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Criminal Law and Criminology

The 4th edition of this study of the death penalty brings up-to-date developments in the movement to abolish the practice worldwide. It draws on personal experience as consultant to the United ... More


Case Studies: Corporate Complicity in Genocide

Michael J. Kelly and Luis Moreno-Ocampo

in Prosecuting Corporations for Genocide

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190238896
eISBN:
9780190238919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190238896.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Public International Law

Two case studies demonstrate not only how corporations become complicit in genocide, but may help drive genocide. The case of the Chinese National Petroleum Corporation in Darfur, Sudan, follows ... More


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