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International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy Queensland University of Technology 2202-8005 The International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy is an open access, blind peer-reviewed journal that publishes critical research about challenges confronting criminal justice systems around the world.  The Journal is committed to democratising quality knowledge production and dissemination. Authors retain copyright and articles are licenced via Creative Commons to make published articles more readily available and useable. There are no APCs (Article Processing Charges). Authors can submit and publish at no cost.
International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy 9 3

Community Corrections Under the Principal Sources of Sentencing Decisions in China: The Challenges in Sentencing Practice


This article provides an overview of community corrections under the principal sources of sentencing decisions in China. It finds some disparities between the initial design and the actual rules on sentencing, which reflect some deep and abiding underlying issues of the penal system. In turn, these restrict further expansion of community corrections.

Pages:144 to 158
Section: Articles
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Author Biography

Nanjing Normal University
China China

Dr. Xue Yang is a lecturer from the Institute for Chinese Legal Modernization Studies and Law School of Nanjing Normal University in People's Republic of China. She received her Ph.D. degree from the Institute for International Research on Criminal Policy of Ghent University in Belgium.