Law: Asian Law

  • Capturing Caste in Law: The Legal Regulation of Caste Discrimination book cover

    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 – 2019-01-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights 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

    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 – 2019-01-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • 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 – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Commercial Law

  • 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 – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Constitution-making in Asia: Decolonisation and State-Building in the Aftermath of the British Empire book cover

    Constitution-making in Asia

    Decolonisation and State-Building in the Aftermath of the British Empire

    Edited by H. Kumarasingham

    Britain’s main imperial possessions in Asia were granted independence in the 1940s and 1950s and needed to craft constitutions for their new states. Invariably the indigenous elites drew upon British constitutional ideas and institutions regardless of the political conditions that prevailed in…

    Paperback – 2018-11-28 
    Routledge

  • 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
    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 – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge

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

    East Asian Law

    Universal Norms and Local Cultures

    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 – 2018-10-27 
    Routledge

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • Transnational Crime: European and Chinese Perspectives book cover

    Transnational Crime

    European and Chinese Perspectives

    Edited by Valsamis Mitsilegas, Saskia Hufnagel, Anton Moiseienko, Shi Yanan, Liu Mingxiang

    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 – 2018-09-26
    Routledge
    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 – 2018-08-24
    Routledge
    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 18,561 people dead or registered as missing.…

    Hardback – 2018-08-10
    Routledge

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