Civil Liberties in China

Civil Liberties in China

by Xiaobing Li

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Civil Liberties in China by Xiaobing Li

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313358951
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/21/2010
Series: Understanding China Today Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 165
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

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

Acknowledgments vii

List of Abbreviations ix

Note on Transliteration xi

Introduction: Progress and Problems xiii

Chronology xxxiii

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

Notes 129

Selected Bibliography 139

Index 149

About the Author 166

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