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Zhiqiu Lin


Degrees:PhD (Calgary)
Phone:613-520-2600 x 1099
Office:D792 Loeb Building

Areas of Interest

Theories of crime and crime trends; legal development in China; Chinese society; the sociology of law; quantitative research methodology and data analysis.



R. Keith, Zhiqiu Lin, and Shumei Hou, China’s Supreme Court, London, England: Routledge, 2013 pp. 227.

Zhiqiu Lin, Policing the Wild North-West: A Sociological Study of the Provincial Police in Alberta and Saskatchewan 1905-1932. Calgary, Alberta: University of Calgary Press, 2007, pp. 210.

Keith, R and Zhiqiu Lin, New Crime in China: Public Order and Human Rights, 2006, London, England: Routledge, pp. 221.

R. Keith and Zhiqiu Lin, Law and Justice in China’s New Marketplace, 2001, London, England: Macmillan/Palgrave Press, pp. 314.

Articles in Refereed Academic Journals

Heather Neilson and Zhiqiu Lin, “Is Cannabis Use Associated with Sedentary Behavior during Leisure Time? A Study in Canada, 2011- 2012”, Substance Use and Misuse, 2019; 54(5):852-862.

Zhiqiu Lin, “Advancements and Controversies in China’s Recent Sentencing Reforms” China Information: A Journal on Contemporary China Studies, vol. 30, issue 3, November 2016, pp. 357-376.

Steven Prus, Rania Tfaily, and Zhiqiu Lin, “Comparing Racial and Immigrant Health Status and Health Care Access in Later Life in Canada and the United States” Canadian Journal on Aging, 2010, 29: 383-395.

R. Keith and Zhiqiu Lin “Judicial Interpretation of China’s Supreme People’s Court as ‘Secondary Law’ with special Reference to Criminal Law” China Information, 23(2), July 2009, 223-255.

Karen M. Kobayashi, Steven Prus, and Zhiqiu Lin, “Ethnic Differences in Self-Rated and Functional Health: Does Immigrant Status Matter?” Ethnicity and Health, VOL. 13, 2008, ISSUE 2. PP.129-147.

Keith, Ronald C. and Zhiqiu Lin, “SARS in Chinese Politics and Law”, China Information, 21:3, November 2007, 401-22.

“The Making of a Chinese NGO: A Case Study of the Research and Intervention Project on Domestic Violence”, Problems of Post-Communism, 2003, November/December: 38-50. (With Ronald C. Keith).

“’The Falungong Problem’ and China’s Struggle for the Rule of Law”, The China Quarterly, 2003, September: 623-642. (With Ronald C. Keith).

“Recent Advances in the Analysis of Non-Stationary Time Series: An Illustration of Cointegration and Error Correction Methods in Research on Crime and Immigration”, Quantity and Quality: International Journal of Methodology, 37, 2003, (May): 151-168. (with A. Brannigan).

“An Exploratory Analysis of the Effect of Pesticide Exposure on the Risk of Spontaneous Abortion in an Ontario Farm Population”, Environmental Health Perspectives: Journal of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, August, Vol. 109, No. 8: 851-857. (with Arbuckle, Tye E. and Leslie S. Mery).

“Economic Crime in China’s Transition to Rule of Law Economy”, China Report, 1999, 35:2, 143-161. (with Ronald C. Keith).

“Where East Meets West: Police, Immigration and Public Order Crime in the Settlement of Canada From 1896 to 1940”, Canadian Journal of Sociology, Vol. 24, 1999, No. 1: 87-107. (with A. Brannigan).

“The Changing Substantive Principles of Chinese Criminal Law”, China Information, Summer, Vol. XIII, 1998, No. 1: 76-105. (with Ronald C. Keith).

Ronald C. Keith and Zhiqiu Lin, “To Revise or Not to Revise China’s Law on Counterrevolution”, China Information, Vol. V, 1991, No. 4 (Spring): 24-40.

Book chapters

“Implications of a Provincial Police Force: The Case of Alberta and Saskatchewan, 1917-1932”, in L. Knafla and J. Swainger (eds.), Essays in the History of Canadian Law, Volume VIII – The Middle Kingdom. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, pp.232-265, 2005, (with A. Brannigan).

Gerende siyou zaichang he endeziyoude fenxiang”, (“Property ownership and participation in human freedom”) in Anik Lalonde-Roussy and E. Mendes, ed., Fazhi shiyexiade renquan wenti (Human rights issues from a rule of law perspective). Beijing: Peking University Press, 2003, pp. 199-230. (with Ronald C. Keith ) (*This is a Chinese translation of the same article that appears immediately below).

“Property Ownership and Participation in Human Freedom”, in Anik Lalonde-Roussy and E. Mandues (eds.), The Domestic Implication of Human Rights. New York: Ashgate, pp.77-95. 2003, (With Ronald C. Keith).