Sovereign Power and the Law in China

Zones of Exception in the Criminal Justice System

by Flora Sapio

Series: China Studies

This work undertakes an analysis of extra-legal institutions in China’s criminal justice, explaining their resilience and entrenchment with the thesis that sovereign power is premised on juridical mechanisms that allow the suspension of rights.

  • BRILL; July 2010
  • ISBN: 9789004187689
  • Edition: 1
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  • Title: Sovereign Power and the Law in China
  • Series: China Studies
  • Author: Flora Sapio
  • Imprint: BRILL