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1st Edition

The Crisis of Distribution and the Regulation of Economic Law

ISBN 9780367679712
Published August 1, 2022 by Routledge
400 Pages 2 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

The crisis of distribution is one of the longest standing and complicated issues facing human society. Imbued with social, political, historic, and cultural elements, it varies significantly across different countries as a result of all these factors. As an emerging economy which transferred from a planned to a market economy, China has experienced large distribution gaps since it implemented the Reform and Opening-up Policy in the early 1980s, requiring stronger economic law to mitigate and regulate the crisis of distribution.

The two volumes examine the crisis of distribution that China faces and proposes policy and economic law methods that can be used to overcome the distribution dilemma. The author discusses the four main concepts and focus points of the crisis of distribution – distribution itself, the crises it faces, the rule of law and development before proposing a theoretical framework of "system–distribution–development" to resolve distribution problems that China faces.

The book should be of keen interest to researchers and students of law, economics, and political science.

Table of Contents

Volume 1. 1. Introduction: Distribution crisis and the rule of law. 2. Distribution pressure and distribution differences. 3. Relationship and structure of co-integrating distribution. 4. Legal optimization of distribution structures. 5. Distribution-orientation based rule of law in economy distribution-oriented rule of law of the economy. 6. Beyond the distribution crisis: Theoretical extension. 7. Conclusion. Volume 2. 1. Introduction. 2. The consistency of key distribution systems. 3. Unification and difference of distribution systems. 4. The legal protection of the distribution right and interest. 5. Legal response to distribution crisis. 6. Conclusion.

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Shouwen Zhang is professor at Peking University Law School. His researh interests include Economic Law, Social Law, Information Law, etc.