Law: Asian Law

  • Juries in the Japanese Legal System: The Continuing Struggle for Citizen Participation and Democracy book cover

    Juries in the Japanese Legal System

    The Continuing Struggle for Citizen Participation and Democracy

    By Dimitri Vanoverbeke

    Trial by jury is not a fundamental part of the Japanese legal system, but there has been a recent important move towards this with the introduction in 2009 of the lay assessor system whereby lay people sit with judges in criminal trials. This book considers the debates in Japan which surround this…

    Paperback – 2017-08-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Law in Asia

  • Legal Pluralism and Indian Democracy: Tribal Conflict Resolution Systems in Northeast India book cover

    Legal Pluralism and Indian Democracy

    Tribal Conflict Resolution Systems in Northeast India

    Edited by Melvil Pereira, Bitopi Dutta, Binita Kakati

    This book offers a multifaceted look at Northeast India, and the customs and traditions that underpin its legal framework. The book: • charts the transition of traditions from colonial rule to present day, through constitutionalism and the consolidation of autonomous identities, as well as outlines…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14 
    Routledge India
    Transition in Northeastern India

  • Social Exclusion and Justice in India book cover

    Social Exclusion and Justice in India

    By P. S. Krishnan

    This book draws upon nearly seven decades of first-hand experiences from the ground to understand social exclusion, and movements and efforts for social justice in India. The author, a renowned champion of social justice for deprived social classes, delves into the roots of discrimination in Indian…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge India

  • International Arbitration Discourse and Practices in Asia book cover

    International Arbitration Discourse and Practices in Asia

    Edited by Vijay K. Bhatia, Maurizio Gotti, Azirah Hashim, Philip Koh, Sundra Rajoo

    International business exchanges between and with Asian countries have increased enormously over the last few years. As a natural consequence, this has brought about an increasing number of trade disputes that are being resolved through arbitration as an effective alternative to more expensive…

    Hardback – 2017-08-04 
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Disaster Law: Emerging Thresholds book cover

    Disaster Law

    Emerging Thresholds

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge India

  • States of Emergency and the Law: The Experience of Bangladesh book cover

    States of Emergency and the Law

    The Experience of Bangladesh

    By M. Ehteshamul Bari

    In Bangladesh, the absence of effective constitutional safeguards for governing emergency regimes has resulted in each of the five emergencies being invoked on the imprecise ground of internal disturbance. Two of these emergencies were even continued after the alleged threat posed to the life of…

    Hardback – 2017-07-14 
    Routledge
    Comparative Constitutionalism in Muslim Majority States

  • Regulating Information Asymmetry in the Residential Real Estate Market: The Hong Kong Experience book cover

    Regulating Information Asymmetry in the Residential Real Estate Market

    The Hong Kong Experience

    By Devin Lin

    This book conducts a detailed examination of the current form of the Hong Kong residential property regulatory system: the 2013 Residential Properties (Firsthand Sales) Ordinance (Cap 621). The author sheds light on how the new legislation promotes a number of values including information symmetry,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

  • Jaina Law and Society book cover

    Jaina Law and Society

    Edited by Peter Flügel

    The struggle for the legal recognition of the Jain community in India as a religious minority from 1992 onwards has generated a renewed interest in Jaina law and an intense debate on the question of Jain identity in the context of the wider question of the interface between religion, society, law…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Jaina Studies

  • Legal Pluralism in Indonesia: Bridging the Unbridgeable book cover

    Legal Pluralism in Indonesia

    Bridging the Unbridgeable

    By Ratno Lukito

    With the revival of Islamic law and adat (customary) law in the country, this book investigates the history and phenomenon of legal pluralism in Indonesia. It looks at how the ideal of modernity in Indonesia has been characterized by a state-driven effort in the post-colonial era to make the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Civil Unrest and Governance in Hong Kong: Law and Order from Historical and Cultural Perspectives book cover

    Civil Unrest and Governance in Hong Kong

    Law and Order from Historical and Cultural Perspectives

    Edited by Michael H.K. Ng, John D Wong

    This book examines important social movements in Hong Kong from the perspectives of historical and cultural studies. Conventionally regarded as one of the most politically stable cities in Asia, Hong Kong has yet witnessed many demonstrations and struggles against the colonial and post-colonial…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Law

  • Corruption and Law in Indonesia book cover

    Corruption and Law in Indonesia

    By Simon Butt

    Indonesia has transformed from one of South East Asia’s most repressive and centralised political systems to its most decentralised and democratic. Despite this, obstacles still remain that hinder Indonesia achieving the ‘rule of law’, and in particular, the country is consistently ranked as having…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Religious Freedom in India: Sovereignty and (Anti) Conversion book cover

    Religious Freedom in India

    Sovereignty and (Anti) Conversion

    By Goldie Osuri

    Drawing on the critical and theoretical concepts of sovereignty, biopolitics, and necropolitics, this book examines how a normative liberal and secular understanding of India’s religious identity is translatable by Hindu nationalists into discrimination and violence against minoritized religious…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

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