Law: Asian Law

  • Routledge Handbook of Human Rights in Asia book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Human Rights in Asia

    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 – 2018-11-22 

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

    Propaganda and the Genocide in Indonesia

    Imagined Evil

    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 – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Ad Hoc Arbitration in China book cover

    Ad Hoc Arbitration in China

    By Tietie Zhang

    Arbitration is the dominant method in the world for resolving international commercial disputes. As compared with institutional arbitration, ad hoc arbitration has many advantages that make it a preferred way to resolve commercial disputes on many occasions. The Arbitration Law of the People’s…

    Hardback – 2018-10-23 

  • ASEAN Law and Regional Integration: Governance and the Rule of Law in Southeast Asia’s Single Market book cover

    ASEAN Law and Regional Integration

    Governance and the Rule of Law in Southeast Asia’s Single Market

    Edited by Diane A Desierto, David J Cohen

    From 2015, ASEAN transforms itself from a loose economic cooperation with nearly four hundred binding treaties and innumerable communiqués, protocols, and other regional instruments on agriculture and property ownership, trade, investment, telecommunications and information, energy and natural…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02 

  • Law and Development: Theory and Practice book cover

    Law and Development

    Theory and Practice

    By Yong-Shik Lee

    The book examines the theory and practice of law and development. It reviews the evolution of law and development studies and presents a general theory of law and development. The general theory sets the conceptual parameters of "law" and "development" and explains the mechanisms by which law…

    Hardback – 2018-09-21 
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Transnational Crime: European and Chinese Perspectives book cover

    Transnational Crime

    European and Chinese Perspectives

    By Valsamis Mitsilegas, Saskia Hufnagel, Shi Yanan, Liu Mingxiang, Anton Moiseienko

    This volume offers a diverse set of perspectives on transnational crime. Providing a wide-ranging overview of the legal and policy issues that arise in connection with various forms of transnational crime, the authors outline the criminal justice responses adopted across different jurisdictions.…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19 
    The Queen Mary-Renmin Series on Comparative Criminal Justice Issues in China and Europe

  • The Security State in Pakistan: Legal Foundations book cover

    The Security State in Pakistan

    Legal Foundations

    By Syed Sami Raza

    The War on Terror has been going on for over a decade and it shows no signs of winding down in near future, a war which has directly contributed to growing security regimes in frontline states. This book focuses on the legal dimensions of the War on Terror and security in Pakistan. It highlights…

    Hardback – 2018-08-17 
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Law and Disaster: Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Meltdown in Japan book cover

    Law and Disaster

    Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Meltdown in Japan

    By Shigenori Matsui

    On the 11th of March 2011, an earthquake registering 9.0 on the Richter scale (the most powerful to ever strike Japan) hit the Tohoku region in northern Japan. The earthquake produced a devastating tsunami that wiped out coastal cities and towns, leaving 19,000 people dead or registered as missing.…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 

  • Punishment in Contemporary China: Its Evolution, Development and Change book cover

    Punishment in Contemporary China

    Its Evolution, Development and Change

    By Enshen Li

    Punishment in contemporary China has experienced dramatic shifts over the last seven decades or so. This book focuses on the evolution, development and change of punishment in the Maoist (1949-1977), reform (1978-2001) and post-reform eras (2002-) of China to understand the shaping and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-09
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Justice in Asia and the Global South

  • Transitional Justice in Nepal: Interests, Victims and Agency book cover

    Transitional Justice in Nepal

    Interests, Victims and Agency

    By Yvette Selim

    The conflict in Nepal (1996 – 2006) resulted in an estimated 15,000 deaths, 1,300 disappearances, along with other serious human rights and humanitarian law violations. Demands for peace, democracy, accountability and development, have abounded in the post-conflict context. Although the conflict…

    Hardback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) South Asian Series

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

    Maritime Law in China

    Emerging Issues and Future Developments

    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 – 2018-06-01
    Contemporary Commercial Law

  • 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

    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
    Routledge Studies in Asian Law

2Series in Asian Law

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