Crime, Punishment, and Policing in China
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Crime has long been a silent partner in China's march to modernization, just as law and order has become increasingly important in legitimizing the Chinese regime. This groundbreaking volume offers the first systematic exploration of the social, economic, political, legal, and practical parameters of crime and control, locating them within a broader milieu of turbulent development and transition. A multidisciplinary group of leading scholars draw on a rich body of empirical data and rare archival research to develop a theoretical, comparative, and historical context for understanding contemporary Chinese crime, policing, and punishment. All those interested in modern and contemporary…
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/25/2007
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
|List of Figures and Tables|
|Introduction: Crime, Control, and Modernity in China|
|Recent Dreams, Present Trends, and Future Scenarios|
|Penology and Reformation in Modern China|
|Comparative Perspectives on Crime in China|
|Prison and Punishment in Transition|
|A Question of Difference: The Theory and Practice of the Chinese Prison|
|Sizing Up China's Prisons|
|Policing "Market Socialism"|
|Campaign-Style Policing in China and Its Critics|
|Toward a Government of the Contract: Policing in the Era of Reform|
|About the Author|