Deprivation of Liberty under Scrutiny

Elisa Nesossi, Sarah Biddulph, Flora Sapio, Susan Trevaskes

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    Abstract

    Since the early 1980s, the People's Republic of China has embarked on a dramatic and ongoing experiment with legal and institutional reform.The circumstances and experience of reform concerning detention and imprisonment have been both controversial and understudied. Given their political sensitivity, until very recently institutions of detention and imprisonment have remained mostly cloaked in secrecy. As a result, the scope, significance and the internal dynamics of reforms to these systems have been less well understood than reforms in different areas of Chinese law.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationLegal Reforms and Deprivation of Liberty in Contemporary China
    Editors Elisa Nesossi, Sarah Biddulph, Flora Sapio and Susan Trevaskes
    Place of PublicationAbingdon, Oxon, UK and New York
    PublisherRoutledge Taylor & Francis Group
    Pages1-20
    Edition1st
    ISBN (Print)9781472479396
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2016

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