Analysis of the causes of crime: lenient punishment of the elderly
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- elderly ;temper justice with mercy; Criminal Policy
According to the sixth national census data released the results of the main, the current size of the country's total population is about 1.37 billion, of which 0-14 year-old accounted for 16.6%, which is 6.29 percentage points lower than the 2000 census; population aged 60 years and over accounted for 13.26%, which is 2.93 percentage points higher than the 2000 census, and the population of which more than 65 years accounted for8.87%, which is 1.91 percentage points higher than the 2000 census indicator. In accordance with the division of population type of international standards, China had already entered the aging society. The society of population aging arrival, as well as the elderly population, whether absolute quantity or relative proportions of such a large, has brought many new problems to the community. As the elderly population increases, the empty nest family appeared and gradually increased, the elderly crime has gradually prominent. Physiological and psychological characteristics of the elderly population determine the elderly crime and have its unique law, characteristics, and reasons. It is suitable for elderly crime legislation, penal system, and penalties and the execution of sentences should have a different way from other crimes carried out against its particularity.
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TY - CONF AU - Chen Jing PY - 2015/04 DA - 2015/04 TI - Analysis of the causes of crime: lenient punishment of the elderly BT - Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Social Science and Technology Education PB - Atlantis Press SP - 180 EP - 182 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icsste-15.2015.53 DO - 10.2991/icsste-15.2015.53 ID - Jing2015/04 ER -