Modalities of Power and Control: Perceptions of Chinese Juridical Practice



Inspired and guided by a Bourdieusian framework, this chapter explores how struggles in each stage of criminal trial process challenges the perceptions of the modalities of power and control within the Chinese juridical field. The focus of this chapter is placed more on discovering what the current practices are (as perceived by the key actors in the Chinese legal system) than to determining what the right practices should be.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Criminology and Criminal JusticeNortheastern UniversityBostonUSA

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