Asian Law Products

  • 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

  • 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. Focusing on China, the book shows the current trends of Chinese law and policy towards…

    Hardback – 2016-10-12 
    Routledge
    Global Law and Sustainable Development

  • 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 – 2016-09-08 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-08-31
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Power

  • 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 – 2016-07-20
    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

  • Legal Reforms and Deprivation of Liberty in Contemporary China

    Edited by Elisa Nesossi, Sarah Biddulph, Flora Sapio, Susan Trevaskes

    The volume presents an extensive investigation into the process of reforms of detention powers in today’s China and offers an in-depth analysis of the debates surrounding the reformist attempts. The chapters in this collection demonstrate that legislative and institutional reforms in this area…

    Hardback – 2016-06-16
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • Asian Law in Disasters

    Toward a Human-Centered Recovery

    Edited by Yuka KANEKO, Katsumi MATSUOKA, Toshihisa TOYODA

    This book is a critical analysis of several of the most disaster-prone regions in Asia. Its unique focus is on the legal issues in the phase of disaster recovery, the most lengthy and difficult stage of disaster response that follows the conclusion of initial emergency stage of humanitarian aid. In…

    Hardback – 2016-05-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Law

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