Articles: Capital Punishment and State Sovereignty in China

TitleArticles: Capital Punishment and State Sovereignty in China
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsBrook, T
JournalSungkyun Journal of East Asian Studies
Volume11
Pagination107
KeywordsCapital punishment, Communist Party, death penalty, dictatorship, Jacques Derrida, Law, Lingchi, Sovereignty, state
Abstract

This essay considers the argument that Chinese legal exceptionalism with regard to its use of the death penalty derives from China‘s Marxist/Maoist rather than its imperial history. Starting from the premise that capital punishment is the purest expression

Articles: Capital Punishment and State Sovereignty in China