Law: Asian Law

  • 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 (First-hand 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

    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

  • 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 – 2017-06-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Law

  • Ending Forced Labour in Myanmar: Engaging a Pariah Regime book cover

    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 book cover

    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 book cover

    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

  • Maritime Law and Practice in China book cover

    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 book cover

    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 book cover

    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 book cover

    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 book cover

    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 book cover

    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

2Series in Asian Law

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