Crime and Social Control in a Changing China by Jianhong Liu, Lening Zhang, Steven F. Messner

By Jianhong Liu, Lening Zhang, Steven F. Messner

This vital edited choice of articles by means of either chinese language and American students makes an attempt to advertise a extra exact and in-depth knowing of crime and social regulate in China, because it undergoes major cultural, financial, and social swap. The editors contend that because the economic climate has been remodeled, many different social associations in China have additionally skilled exceptional adjustments, together with criminal associations and different businesses liable for social keep watch over. The essays specialise in crime in China and summarize the foremost structural adjustments in chinese language society and their results on crime and justice during the last ten to 15 years, provide an summary of chinese language views on crime, research socio-economic alterations and their influence on social keep watch over, and speak about adjustments in adults' and kid's courts and the hot alterations in chinese language policing in chinese language society.

Organized into 4 components, this paintings addresses the character, quantity and exact positive aspects of crime and delinquency in China lower than stipulations of social switch. It additionally investigates the query of the social correlation of adjusting styles of crime. The influence of social transition at the adjustments within the grassroots point of social regulate can also be mentioned. chinese language legislation and felony justice, with specific specialise in the courts, police, and crime prevention are pointed out besides. This specific choice of essays is a well timed and important contribution to the fields of comparative criminology, social keep an eye on, chinese language experiences, and criminal studies.

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Law Studies (Beijing) 19: 139–141. Zhang Wuchang. 2000. ” Washington Chinese News, April 29. Zheng Shuping. 1999. ” Mainland China Studies (Taipei, Taiwan). 42: 1–2. CHAPTER 3 Narcotics Control in China: A Growing Challenge Peter Liu and Yingyi Situ China has had a disastrous history with narcotics. The use of opium has been associated with the fall of a great nation. The widespread use of, and addiction to, the drug in the nineteenth century led to the shameful labeling of the Chinese people as the “sick men of East Asia,” and the nation fell into semicolonial status after it lost two Opium Wars to the Western powers.

This political tradition often makes officials feel that they enjoy certain privileges in the criminal justice system. As a result, risk calculation for white-collar crime generally favors the offender. Finally, although bribery and corruption have not been institutionalized in China (Zhang, 2000), they have become a political subculture. Many people believe that bribery—large or small—is a common practice among government officials. This subculture significantly influences officials’ risk calculation for offending.

1 shows the result from unit root tests (Dickey-Fuller tests) of the time series for the different offenses. The first column reports the estimated ρ value and whether it is significantly different from 1. The second column reports the number of lagged differences added to the test equation necessary to eliminate autocorrelation. When lagged difference terms are added to the equation, the test is called the augmented Dickey-Fuller test. 10 level of significance. This indicates that all the crime series except rape appear to have a unit root.

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