Law: Asian Law

  • Maritime Law in China: Emerging Issues and Future Developments book cover

    Maritime Law in China

    Emerging Issues and Future Developments, 1st Edition

    Edited by Johanna Hjalmarsson, Jenny Jingbo Zhang

    The Chinese maritime and shipping market has been expanding enormously in recent times as its commercial capacity to perform shipping, ship building, banking and insurance activities grows and the role of the State as guarantor of commerce is gradually reduced. This book provides a detailed guide…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Commercial Law

  • Disaster Law: Emerging Thresholds book cover

    Disaster Law

    Emerging Thresholds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amita Singh

    This book looks at how legal frameworks can and do reduce risks arising out of disasters. The volume: analyses existing disaster laws and the challenges on the ground; brings together case studies from some of the most vulnerable regions; and proposes solutions to avert existing and possible…

    Paperback – 2019-05-04 
    Routledge India

  • 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 – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Law

  • Asian Perspectives on International Investment Law book cover

    Asian Perspectives on International Investment Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Junji Nakagawa

    With changes to the international investment law landscape and Asian countries now actively developing their network of bilateral investment treaties (BITs) and free trade agreements (FTAs), this volume studies issues relating to Asian perspectives on international investment law and forecasts the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Economic Law

  • Legal Protection of Private Equity Investors in China: Practice, Challenges and Reform book cover

    Legal Protection of Private Equity Investors in China

    Practice, Challenges and Reform, 1st Edition

    By Chi Zhang

    This monograph aims to provide an in-depth analysis of the legal protection of the private equity (PE) investors in China. In an academic sense, this research mainly focuses on the agency problems in the life cycle of PE investment under the business organization law system in China. Briefly…

    Hardback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • India's Constitutional Identity: ideological beliefs and preferences book cover

    India's Constitutional Identity

    ideological beliefs and preferences, 1st Edition

    By Bidyut Chakrabarty

    An analysis of selective aspects of India’s constitutional identity, this book provides an analytical account of the changing and changed texture of India’s constitutional identity bearing in mind the historical context in which it is articulated. The book conceptualizes the gradual evolution of an…

    Hardback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • 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
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Law

  • Civil and Political Rights in Japan: A Tribute to Sir Nigel Rodley book cover

    Civil and Political Rights in Japan

    A Tribute to Sir Nigel Rodley, 1st Edition

    Edited by Saul J. Takahashi

    The human rights issues in Japan are multifaceted. Over decades, domestic and international human rights organisations have raised concerns, but government obstinacy has meant there has been little progress. Recommendations of UN human rights bodies are routinely ignored, and statements by the…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Lay and Expert Contributions to Japanese Criminal Justice book cover

    Lay and Expert Contributions to Japanese Criminal Justice

    1st Edition

    By Erik Herber

    This book examines the little or not previously researched roles and contributions of non-legal professionals in Japanese criminal justice against the background of recent social and legal changes that either gave birth to or affected the roles played by these "outsiders". On the basis of a wealth…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30
    Routledge

  • East Asian Law: Universal Norms and Local Cultures book cover

    East Asian Law

    Universal Norms and Local Cultures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lucie Cheng, Arthur Rosett, Margaret Woo

    This work explores the tension in East Asia between the trend towards a convergence of legal practices in the direction of a universal model and a reassertion of local cultural practices. The trend towards convergence arises in part from 'globalisation', from 'rule of law programs' promulgated by…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Human Rights in Asia book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Human Rights in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fernand de Varennes, Christie M. Gardiner

    The Routledge Handbook of Human Rights in Asia provides a rich study of human rights challenges facing some of the most vulnerable people in Asia. While formal accession to core international human rights instruments is commonplace across the region, the realisation of human rights for many remains…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge

  • Propaganda and the Genocide in Indonesia: Imagined Evil book cover

    Propaganda and the Genocide in Indonesia

    Imagined Evil, 1st Edition

    By Saskia E. Wieringa, Nursyahbani Katjasungkana

    In Indonesia, the events of 1st October 1965 were followed by a campaign to annihilate the Communist Party and its alleged sympathisers. It resulted in the murder of an estimate of one million people – a genocide that counts as one of the largest mass murders after WWII – and the incarceration of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

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