Law: Asian Law

  • The Development of the Chinese Legal System: Change and Challenges book cover

    The Development of the Chinese Legal System

    Change and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Guanghua Yu

    In recent years the Chinese legal system has undergone many reforms and this book brings the literature up to date, offering a contemporary account of the law and administration in China. This book is the result of collective efforts in analysing the political, economic and social factors which…

    Paperback – 2012-09-13
    Routledge

  • Sexual Violence and the Law in Japan book cover

    Sexual Violence and the Law in Japan

    1st Edition

    By Catherine Burns

    This book provides a detailed examination of judicial decision-making in Japanese cases involving sexual violence. It describes the culture of 'eroticised violence' in Japan, which sees the feminine body as culpable and the legal system which encourages homogeneity and conformity in decision-making…

    Paperback – 2012-09-12
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Resolving Disputes in the Asia-Pacific Region: International Arbitration and Mediation in East Asia and the West book cover

    Resolving Disputes in the Asia-Pacific Region

    International Arbitration and Mediation in East Asia and the West, 1st Edition

    By Shahla F. Ali

    How diverse cultures approach conflict in the context of the integration of global markets is a new arena for research and practice. To date, most of the research on international arbitration has focused exclusively on Western models of arbitration as practiced in Europe and North America. While…

    Paperback – 2012-09-06
    Routledge

  • Public Interest Litigation in Asia book cover

    Public Interest Litigation in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Po Jen Yap, Holning Lau

    This edited volume is a timely and insightful contribution to the growing discourses on public law in Asia. Surveying many important jurisdictions in Asia including mainland China, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan, the book addresses recent developments and experiences…

    Paperback – 2012-09-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Law in Asia

  • Gender and Transitional Justice: The Women of East Timor book cover

    Gender and Transitional Justice

    The Women of East Timor, 1st Edition

    By Susan Harris Rimmer

    Gender and Transitional Justice provides the first comprehensive feminist analysis of the role of international law in formal transitional justice mechanisms. Using East Timor as a case study, it offers reflections on transitional justice administered by a UN transitional administration. Often…

    Paperback – 2012-05-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • The Changing Chinese Legal System, 1978-Present: Centralization of Power and Rationalization of the Legal System book cover

    The Changing Chinese Legal System, 1978-Present

    Centralization of Power and Rationalization of the Legal System, 1st Edition

    By Bin Liang

    This groundbreaking book examines the changing Chinese legal system since 1978. In addition to historical analyses of changes at the economic, political-legal, and social levels, Liang gives special attention to crime and punishment functions of the legal system, and the current judicial…

    Paperback – 2012-02-23
    Routledge
    East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture

  • Constructing a Social Welfare System for All in China book cover

    Constructing a Social Welfare System for All in China

    1st Edition

    By China Development Research Foundation

    China Development Research Foundation is one of the leading economic think tanks in China, where many of the details of China’s economic reform have been formulated. Its work and publications therefore provide great insights into what the Chinese themselves think about economic reform and how it…

    Paperback – 2011-08-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Law for Foreign Business and Investment in China book cover

    Law for Foreign Business and Investment in China

    1st Edition

    By Vai Io Lo, Xiaowen Tian

    In trying to establish a presence in China, foreign investors have found it imperative to understand the regulatory environment of this potentially huge market. This book provides an up-to-date overview of the legal framework for doing business in China. It covers such topics as state structure;…

    Paperback – 2011-05-17
    Routledge

  • New Courts in Asia book cover

    New Courts in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Harding, Penelope Nicholson

    This book discusses court-oriented legal reforms across Asia with a focus on the creation of ‘new courts’ over the last 20 years. Contributors discuss how to judge new courts and examine whether the many new courts introduced over this period in Asia have succeeded or failed. The ‘new courts’ under…

    Paperback – 2011-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Law in Asia

  • Legal Education in Asia: Globalization, Change and Contexts book cover

    Legal Education in Asia

    Globalization, Change and Contexts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stacey Steele, Kathryn Taylor

    Legal education is undergoing rapid change throughout Asia. This book is a critique of the changing nature of legal education in major Asian jurisdictions as diverse as Afghanistan, Australia, Cambodia, the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Singapore,…

    Paperback – 2011-05-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Law in Asia

  • The Meaning of the Local: Politics of Place in Urban India book cover

    The Meaning of the Local

    Politics of Place in Urban India, 1st Edition

    Edited by Geert de Neve, Henrike Donner

    By zooming in on urban localities in India and by unpacking the 'meaning of the local' for those who live in them, the ten papers in this volume redress a recurrent asymmetry in contemporary debates about globalisation.  In much literature, the global is associated with transnationalism,…

    Paperback – 2011-02-10
    UCL Press

  • Gender, State and Social Power in Contemporary Indonesia: Divorce and Marriage Law book cover

    Gender, State and Social Power in Contemporary Indonesia

    Divorce and Marriage Law, 1st Edition

    By Kate O'Shaughnessy

    This book examines gender, state and social power in Indonesia, focusing in particular on state regulation of divorce from 1965 to 2005 and its impact on women. Indonesia experienced high divorce rates in the 1950s and 1960s, followed by a remarkable decline. Already falling divorce rates were…

    Paperback – 2010-06-30
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

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