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NCJ Number: 229571 Find in a Library
Title: Corrections and Punishment in China: Information and Analysis
Journal: Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice  Volume:26  Issue:1  Dated:February 2010  Pages:53-71
Author(s): Victor N. Shaw
Date Published: February 2010
Page Count: 19
Document: HTML (Publisher Site)
Type: Research (Applied/Empirical)
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This article examines the primary aspects of the corrections and punishment system in China.
Abstract: This article attempts to describe and analyze the Chinese system of corrections and punishment as it appears in front of the world. First is a review of historical development. The focus is then placed on the analysis of the Chinese correctional system with respect to its structure, legal framework, practice, management, and operational effectiveness. The article ends up with an examination of what reforms China is undertaking in response to domestic and international criticisms against its practices in corrections and punishment. References (Published Abstract)
Main Term(s): Corrections
Index Term(s): China; Corrections in foreign countries; Corrections policies; Corrections standards; Prisoner's rights; Public Opinion of Corrections; Punishment
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