This book examines civil liberties in China today, covering the topics of constitutional rights of citizens, rights of the criminally accused, the court and legal systems, and judicial conflicts between government regulation and personal freedoms.
• 20 photos
• A list of further print and electronic resources
• A chronology.
About the Author
Xiaobing Li is professor and chair of the Department of History and Geography and director of the Western Pacific Institute at the University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK.
Table of Contents
List of Abbreviations ix
Note on Transliteration xi
Introduction: Progress and Problems xiii
Chapter 1 A Constitutional History 1
Chapter 2 Sound Is Better Than Silence 33
Chapter 3 Faith and Freedom 49
Chapter 4 New Technology, New Battlefields 69
Chapter 5 Individual Rights and Collective Interests 89
Chapter 6 Rights of the Accused 107
Selected Bibliography 139
About the Author 166