Law: Asian Law

  • Transforming Corporate Governance in East Asia book cover

    Transforming Corporate Governance in East Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Curtis Milhaupt, Kon-Sik Kim, Hideki Kanda

    Over the past ten years, the corporate governance environment in East Asia has undergone a significant transformation. The Asian Financial crisis, together with Japan’s long economic malaise, undermined confidence in the corporate structures, governance practices, and regulatory oversight of firms…

    Paperback – 2009-12-22

  • Divine Justice: Religion And The Development Of Chinese Legal Culture book cover

    Divine Justice

    Religion And The Development Of Chinese Legal Culture, 1st Edition

    By Paul R. Katz

    This book considers the ways in which religious beliefs and practices have contributed to the formation of Chinese legal culture. It does so by describing two forms of overlap between religion and the law: the ideology of justice and the performance of judicial rituals. One of the most important…

    Paperback – 2009-12-22
    Academia Sinica on East Asia

  • Evolution of a Revolution: Forty Years of the Singapore Constitution book cover

    Evolution of a Revolution

    Forty Years of the Singapore Constitution, 1st Edition

    Edited by Li-ann Thio, Kevin Y.L. Tan

    This book presents a timely assessment of the impact of history, politics and economics in shaping the Singapore Constitution, going beyond the descriptive narrative, the authors will cast a critical eye over the developments of the last 40 years.…

    Paperback – 2009-08-06

  • New Crime in China: Public Order and Human Rights book cover

    New Crime in China

    Public Order and Human Rights, 1st Edition

    By Ronald Keith, Zhiqiu Lin

    Examining the crimes that have recently been of the greatest concern in China, the authors assess the imbalance between public order and human rights in the way the Chinese legal system deals with crime. The issue of crime is of particular importance, both because current social upheaval…

    Paperback – 2009-04-29
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • China’s Death Penalty: History, Law and Contemporary Practices book cover

    China’s Death Penalty

    History, Law and Contemporary Practices, 1st Edition

    By Hong Lu, Terance D. Miethe

    By all accounts, China is the world leader in the number of legal executions. Its long historical use of capital punishment and its major political and economic changes over time are social facts that make China an ideal context for a case study of the death penalty in law and practice. This book…

    Paperback – 2009-03-06
    Routledge Advances in Criminology

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