Law: Asian Law

  • Ending Forced Labour in Myanmar

    Engaging a Pariah Regime

    By Richard Horsey

    The International Labour Organization’s (ILO) efforts since the early 1990s to address the forced labour situation in Myanmar represent a rare example of success in influencing the behaviour of that regime, and this book gives a first-hand account of these efforts. As the ILO’s representative in…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Development–induced Displacement, Rehabilitation and Resettlement in India

    Current Issues and Challenges

    Edited by Sakarama Somayaji, Smrithi Talwar

    Compulsory land acquisition and involuntary displacement of communities for a larger public purpose captures the tension of development in the modern state, with the need to balance the interests of the majority while protecting the rights of the minority. In India, informal estimates of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Corporate Crime in China

    History and contemporary debates

    By Zhenjie Zhou

    Corporate crime in China has garnered worldwide attention and in the recent years we have witnessed positive legislative and administrative efforts by the Chinese government to prevent corporate misconducts. This book first defines the meaning of corporate crime in China and answers the basic…

    Paperback – 2017-04-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge-WIAS Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Capturing Caste in Law

    The Legal Regulation of Caste Discrimination

    By Annapurna Waughray

    This book will examine the legal regulation of caste discrimination in three key legal spheres: in India (the world’s largest caste-affected country and the country with the greatest experience of using law to tackle such discrimination); in international human rights law; and in Britain, the first…

    Hardback – 2017-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Maritime Law and Practice in China

    By Liang Zhao, Li Lianjun

    A comprehensive treatment of Chinese maritime law and judicial practice, this book covers both substantive law and procedure law of maritime law in mainland China. This is a professional book for both academics and practitioners in the field of maritime law. Including analysis of and comment on…

    Hardback – 2017-02-03
    Informa Law from Routledge
    Maritime and Transport Law Library

  • Islam and Women's Income

    Dowry and Law in Bangladesh

    By Farah Deeba Chowdhury

    This book examines the interrelationship between law, culture, patriarchy and religion in the context of contemporary Bangladesh. It explores the role of Islam in society and politics generally, and its influence on gender equality in particular. The work focuses on the situation of married women.…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Routledge Handbook of Corruption in Asia

    Edited by Ting Gong, Ian Scott

    Corruption in Asia ranges from the venal rent-seeking of local officials to the million-dollar bribes received by corrupt politicians; from excessive position-related consumption to future job offers in the private sector for compliant public servants; from money-laundering to ‘white elephant’…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05
    Routledge

  • China’s Human Rights Lawyers

    Advocacy and Resistance

    By Eva Pils

    This book offers a unique insight into the role of human rights lawyers in Chinese law and politics. In her extensive account, Eva Pils shows how these practitioners are important as legal advocates for victims of injustice and how bureaucratic systems of control operate to subdue and marginalise…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Institutional Structure of Financial Regulation

    Theories and International Experiences

    Edited by Robin Hui Huang, Dirk Schoenmaker

    In light of on-going global financial crises, the institutional structure of financial regulation is currently a subject of significant academic and practical interest. The financial crisis has called into question the adequacy of financial regulation at the national and supranational levels, and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Finance and Banking Law

  • Routledge Handbook of Asian Law

    Edited by Christoph Antons

    The Routledge Handbook of Asian Law is a cutting-edge and comprehensive resource which surveys the interdisciplinary field of Asian Law. Written by an international team of experts, the chapters within cover issues as diverse as family law and Islamic courts, decentralisation and the revival…

    Hardback – 2016-11-07
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-09-15
    Routledge
    Contemporary Commercial Law

  • Recent Developments in the South China Sea Dispute

    The Prospect of a Joint Development Regime

    Edited by Wu Shicun, Nong Hong

    The South China Sea region contains potentially huge deposits of petroleum and natural gas, important shipping lanes and fishing areas, and is subject to a number of maritime territorial disputes. This edited volume analyzes the most recent development in the South China Sea dispute looking at the…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

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