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978-0-7391-1987-7 • Hardback • June 2007 • $115.00 • (£88.00)
978-0-7391-1988-4 • Paperback • June 2007 • $51.99 • (£40.00)
Sue Trevaskes is professor in the School of Languages and Linguistics at Griffith University.
Chapter 1 Politics and Authority-Building in Criminal Court Work
Chapter 2 Courts on Trial
Chapter 3 Expressive Punishment: The Court Sentencing Rally
Chapter 4 The Rise of the Anti-Crime Campaign in Post-Mao Court Work
Chapter 5 Striking Hard: The Politics of Law and Order
Chapter 6 Chop-Suey Justice
Chapter 7 Courts on the Campaign Path in the Twenty-First Century
Chapter 8 Conclusion: Criminal Court Work Then and Now
In this cogently argued volume on the Chinese court system, Trevaskes...examines today's court practices and their antecedents by exploring law as it is used in local court trials, rallies, and campaigns....Highly Recommended.
— Choice Reviews, January 2008
A valuable addition to the existing scholarship on Chinese law and practice.
— .; China Quarterly, March 2008
The study provides insightful assessments of the political and legal struggle of the Chinese criminal courts in response to the challenges....The effort the author has made in the data collection is admirable.
— Asian Journal Of Criminology, June 2008
Empirical research on criminal justice issues in the PRC is scarce, and Susan Trevaskes' study helps fill this gap.... This book is lucidly written, and will appeal especially to those whose interests lie in criminal procedure, criminal law, court work and Chinese legal studies.
— Wing Hong Chui; The China Journal, January 2009
Highly Recommended. Lower-division undergraduates and above.
— S. K. Ma, California State University, Los Angeles; Choice Reviews