Routledge Studies in Asian Law

  • Chinese Legal Culture and Constitutional Order book cover

    Chinese Legal Culture and Constitutional Order

    1st Edition

    By Shiping Hua

    This book examines China’s striving for a constitutional order in the 20th century from comparative, historical, and theoretical perspectives. Through a comprehensive study of six major constitutional reforms experienced by China in the last century, Shiping Hua explores pragmatism, instrumentalism…

    Hardback – 2019-04-03
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  • Constitutional Remedies in Asia book cover

    Constitutional Remedies in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Po Jen Yap

    Many jurisdictions in Asia have vested their courts with the power of constitutional review. Traditionally, these courts would invalidate an impugned law to the extent of its inconsistency with the constitution. In common law systems, such an invalidation operates immediately and retrospectively;…

    Hardback – 2019-03-05
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  • Writing Chinese Laws: The Form and Function of Legal Statutes Found in the Qin Shuihudi Corpus book cover

    Writing Chinese Laws

    The Form and Function of Legal Statutes Found in the Qin Shuihudi Corpus, 1st Edition

    By Ernest Caldwell

    The legal institutions of the short-lived Qin dynasty (221–207 BCE) have been vilified by history as harsh and draconian. Yet ironically, many Qin institutional features, such as written statutory law, were readily adopted by subsequent dynasties as the primary means for maintaining administrative…

    Hardback – 2018-05-29
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  • Civil Unrest and Governance in Hong Kong: Law and Order from Historical and Cultural Perspectives book cover

    Civil Unrest and Governance in Hong Kong

    Law and Order from Historical and Cultural Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael H.K. Ng, John D Wong

    This book examines important social movements in Hong Kong from the perspectives of historical and cultural studies. Conventionally regarded as one of the most politically stable cities in Asia, Hong Kong has yet witnessed many demonstrations and struggles against the colonial and post-colonial…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01
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  • Rethinking South China Sea Disputes: The Untold Dimensions and Great Expectations book cover

    Rethinking South China Sea Disputes

    The Untold Dimensions and Great Expectations, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Hui-Yi Tseng

    The proposed book draws on the on-going South China Sea dispute, and the multifaceted challenges wrought by the South China Sea issue that requires an inter-disciplinary perspective. It employs legal-analytical methods, to emphasize the nuances of the role and interpretation of international law…

    Hardback – 2016-12-19
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    Asian Law in Disasters

    Toward a Human-Centered Recovery, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yuka KANEKO, Katsumi MATSUOKA, Toshihisa TOYODA

    This book is a critical analysis of several of the most disaster-prone regions in Asia. Its unique focus is on the legal issues in the phase of disaster recovery, the most lengthy and difficult stage of disaster response that follows the conclusion of initial emergency stage of humanitarian aid. In…

    Hardback – 2016-05-12
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  • Judicial Review of Elections in Asia book cover

    Judicial Review of Elections in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Po Jen Yap

    In the past century, Asian nations have experienced a wave of democratisation as countries in the region have gained independence or transitioned from authoritarian military rule towards more participatory politics. At the same time, there has been an expansion of judicial power in Asia, whereby…

    Hardback – 2016-04-15
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