Law: Asian Law

  • China’s Role in the Arctic: Observing and Being Observed book cover

    China’s Role in the Arctic

    Observing and Being Observed, 1st Edition

    By Nong Hong

    This book explores the growing interests of China in the Arctic and examines the nature of its interests and motivations in maintaining its involvement and presence in the region. The new geopolitical landscape of the Arctic today is a significant departure from the great power politics that…

    Hardback – 2020-05-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Polar Law

  • Legal Translation and Bilingual Law Drafting in Hong Kong: Challenges and Interactions in Chinese Regions book cover

    Legal Translation and Bilingual Law Drafting in Hong Kong

    Challenges and Interactions in Chinese Regions, 1st Edition

    By Clara Ho-yan Chan

    Legal Translation and Bilingual Law Drafting in Hong Kong presents a systematic account from a cross disciplinary perspective of the activities of legal translation and bilingual law drafting in the bilingual international city of Hong Kong and its interaction with Mainland China and Taiwan in the…

    Paperback – 2020-05-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Translation

  • Reconceiving Civil Society and Transitional Justice: Lessons from Asia and the Pacific book cover

    Reconceiving Civil Society and Transitional Justice

    Lessons from Asia and the Pacific, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joanne Wallis, Lia Kent

    Reconceiving Civil Society and Transitional Justice examines the role of civil society in transitional justice, exploring the forms of civil society that are enabled or disabled by transitional justice processes and the forms of transitional justice activity that are enabled and disabled by civil…

    Hardback – 2020-04-13 
    Routledge

  • National Security Review of Foreign Investment: A Comparative Legal Analysis of China, the United States and the European Union book cover

    National Security Review of Foreign Investment

    A Comparative Legal Analysis of China, the United States and the European Union, 1st Edition

    By Cheng Bian

    In recent years, China, the US, and the EU and its Member States have either promulgated new national laws and regulations or drastically revised existing ones to exert more rigorous government control over inward foreign direct investment (FDI). Such government control concerns the establishment…

    Hardback – 2020-04-09 
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

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

    Punishment in Contemporary China

    Its Evolution, Development and Change, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Justice in Asia and the Global South

  • Law and Development: Theory and Practice book cover

    Law and Development

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

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

    Maritime Law in China

    Emerging Issues and Future Developments, 1st Edition

    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 – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Commercial Law

  • Advancing Rule of Law in a Global Context: Proceedings of the International Conference on Law and Governance in a Global Context (icLave 2017), November 1-2, 2017, Depok, Indonesia book cover

    Advancing Rule of Law in a Global Context

    Proceedings of the International Conference on Law and Governance in a Global Context (icLave 2017), November 1-2, 2017, Depok, Indonesia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heru Susetyo, Patricia Rinwigati Waagstein, Akhmad Budi Cahyono

    The papers published in this proceedings volume are written by a selection of authors, resulting from a call for papers for the 1st International Conference on Law and Governance in a Global Context (ICLAVE) originating from Indonesia and other countries. This proceedings volume shall be a very…

    Hardback – 2020-03-11 
    CRC Press

  • Hong Kong Constitutionalism: The British Legacy and the Chinese Future book cover

    Hong Kong Constitutionalism

    The British Legacy and the Chinese Future, 1st Edition

    By Richard Cullen

    Hong Kong is widely regarded as an exemplar of authoritarian jurisdictions with a positive history of adhering to Rule of Law–shaped governance systems. British Hong Kong provides a remarkable story of the effective development and consolidation of such a system, which has continued to apply since…

    Hardback – 2020-02-25 
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • Match-Fixing in Sport: Comparative Studies from Australia, Japan, Korea and Beyond book cover

    Match-Fixing in Sport

    Comparative Studies from Australia, Japan, Korea and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stacey Steele, Hayden Opie

    Match-fixing represents a greater potential threat to the integrity of sport than doping. It has been linked to organised crime, illegal drugs and money-laundering. Law enforcement and sporting authorities are struggling to establish legal and regulatory responses to this emerging threat,…

    Paperback – 2020-02-21
    Routledge

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

    Law and Disaster

    Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Meltdown in Japan, 1st Edition

    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.…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge

  • Islam, Blasphemy, and Human Rights in Indonesia: The Trial of Ahok book cover

    Islam, Blasphemy, and Human Rights in Indonesia

    The Trial of Ahok, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Peterson

    Using the high-profile 2017 blasphemy trial of the former governor of Jakarta, Basuki ‘Ahok’ Tjahaja Purnama, as its sole case study, this book assesses whether Indonesia’s liberal democratic human rights legal regime can withstand the rise of growing Islamist majoritarian sentiment. Specifically,…

    Hardback – 2020-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

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