Asian Law Products

  • International Patent Rights Harmonization

    The Case of China

    By Weinian Hu

    This book examines the course of international patent rights harmonisation. In particular, it evaluates China’s patent law development and its participation in the process from the aspects of legislation and enforcement, achievements and deficiencies, including lessons that China could learn from…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-12-13 
    Routledge

  • Chinese Insurance Contracts

    Law and Practice

    By Zhen Jing

    Chinese Insurance Contracts: Law and Practice is the first systematic text written in English on the law of insurance in China. This book offers a critical analysis of the major principles, doctrines and concepts of insurance contract law in China. At every point the analysis discusses the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Informa Law from Routledge
    Lloyd's Insurance Law Library

  • Foucault, Buddhism and Disciplinary Rules

    By Malcolm Voyce

    This book suggests that previous critiques of the rules of Buddhist monks (Vinaya) may now be reconsidered to deal with some of the assumptions concerning the legal nature of these rules and to provide a focus on how Vinaya texts may have actually operated in practice. Malcolm Voyce utilizes the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-21 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-11-11 
    Routledge

  • China's Influence on Non-Trade Concerns in International Economic Law

    Edited by Paolo Davide Farah, Elena Cima

    This volume examines the range of Non-Trade Concerns (NTCs) that may conflict with international economic rules and proposes ways to protect them within international law and international economic law. Globalization without local concerns can endanger relevant issues such as good governance, human…

    Hardback – 2016-11-04 
    Routledge
    Global Law and Sustainable Development

  • The Global Decline of the Mandatory Death Penalty

    Constitutional Jurisprudence and Legislative Reform in Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean

    By Andrew Novak

    Historically, at English common law, the death penalty was mandatory for the crime of murder and other violent felonies. Over the last three decades, however, many former British colonies have reformed their capital punishment regimes to permit judicial sentencing discretion, including…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Power

  • The Development of Jury Service in Japan

    A square block in a round hole?

    By Anna Dobrovolskaia

    This book presents a comprehensive account of past and present efforts to introduce the jury system in Japan. Four legal reforms are documented and assessed: the implementation of the bureaucratic and all-judge special jury systems in the 1870s, the introduction of the all-layperson jury in the…

    Hardback – 2016-09-02
    Routledge

  • Law and Economics in India

    Understanding and practice

    Edited by Bimal N. Patel, Ranita Nagar, Hiteshkumar Thakkar

    This is one of the first volumes that uses economic tools to analyse and evaluate law and policy in India. Applying economic theories such as incentive analysis, cost–benefit studies, and game theory, the essays in the volume negotiate contentious issues in law including property, contracts, torts,…

    Hardback – 2016-08-03
    Routledge India

  • Politics and Constitutions in Southeast Asia

    Edited by Marco Bunte, Bjorn Dressel

    In recent years the constitutional landscape of Southeast Asia has changed tremendously. Against a worldwide background of liberalization, globalization, and democratization, states in the region have begun to alter their constitutions, reinforcing human rights provisions, and putting in place…

    Hardback – 2016-07-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Law in Asia

  • Gender, Violence and the State in Asia

    Edited by Amy Barrow, Joy L. Chia

    While gender-based violence occurs in all societies irrespective of the level of development or cultural setting, whether in conflict or peacetime, the challenges for legal responses to gender-based violence are particularly acute in Asia. This book addresses the lack of academic discourse on…

    Hardback – 2016-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Constitutional Interpretation in Singapore

    Theory and Practice

    Edited by Jaclyn L Neo

    At the heart of constitutional interpretation is the struggle between, on the one hand, fidelity to founding meanings, and, on the other hand, creative interpretation to suit the context and needs of an evolving society. This book considers the recent growth of constitutional cases in…

    Hardback – 2016-06-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Law in Asia

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