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This chapter looks at the domestic law around the concept of fault in China, regarding issues such as philosophical and theoretical principles, the influence of feminist and queer theory, the place of fault in the offence structure, forms of fault (intent, recklessness, negligence, constructive liability, strict liability), and reverse burdens of proof. Specific issues include exemptions from fault such as mistake of fact, transferred malice, mistake of law, insanity, diminished responsibility, loss of control and any special rules applicable to children and juvenile offenders.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFault in Criminal Law
Subtitle of host publicationA Research Companion
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages23
ISBN (Electronic)9781003279181
ISBN (Print)9781032245362
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2022

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)


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