Asian Law Products

  • Confucian Constitutionalism in East Asia

    By Bui Ngoc Son

    Western liberal constitutionalism has expanded recently, with, in East Asia, the constitutional systems of Japan, South Korea and Taiwan based on Western principles, and with even the socialist polities of China and Vietnam having some regard to such principles. Despite the alleged universal…

    Hardback – 2016-02-19 
    Routledge Law in Asia

  • Policing in Taiwan

    From authoritarianism to democracy

    By Liqun Cao, Lanying Huang, Ivan Y. Sun

    The police in Taiwan played a critical role in the largely peaceful transition from an authoritarian regime to a democracy. While the temptation to intervene in domestic politics was great, the top-down pressure to maintain a neutral standing facilitated an orderly regime change. This is the first…

    Paperback – 2016-02-19 
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Singapore Arbitration Legislation

    Annotated, 2nd Edition

    By Robert Merkin, Johanna Hjalmarsson

    This book provides a comprehensive and in depth guide to the regulatory framework in Singapore, the first of its kind for the foremost jurisdiction for international arbitration in the Asia-Pacific geographic zone. It is designed with practitioners in mind and provides terse and specific but…

    Hardback – 2016-02-10 
    Informa Law from Routledge
    Lloyd's Arbitration Law Library

  • China's Socialist Rule of Law Reforms Under Xi Jinping

    Edited by John Garrick, Yan Chang Bennett

    Under the direction of the Communist Party of China (CPC), key legal challenges have been identified which will shape the modernization of China’s legal and administrative institutions. An increasingly complex set of legal actors now seek to influence this development, including securities…

    Hardback – 2016-02-05 
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Deliberating Environmental Policy in India

    Participation and the Role of Advocacy

    By Sunayana Ganguly

    As one of the world’s largest and most bio-diverse countries, India’s approach to environmental policy will be very significant in tackling global environmental challenges. This book explores the transformations that have taken place in the making of environmental policy in India since the economic…

    Hardback – 2015-11-19
    Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

  • Transitional Justice in South Asia

    A Study of Afghanistan and Nepal

    By Tazreena Sajjad

    Offering a comparative case study of transitional justice processes in Afghanistan and Nepal, this book critically evaluates the way the "local" is consulted in post-conflict efforts toward peace and reconciliation. It argues that there is a tendency in transitional justice efforts to contain the…

    Paperback – 2015-08-04
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Land Grabs in Asia

    What Role for the Law?

    Edited by Connie Carter, Andrew Harding

    Although there is no universally accepted definition of the term "land grabbing", ordinary people whose livelihoods are adversely affected by land grabbing know exactly what it is. It involves the physical capture and control of land and homes, including the usurpation of the power to decide how…

    Hardback – 2015-05-14
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • North Korea, International Law and the Dual Crises

    Narrative and Constructive Engagement

    By Morse Tan

    The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has a reputation as one of the worst human rights situations in the world. This book utilizes a unique international law perspective to examine the actions and inactions of North Korea with regard to international security and human rights. Adopting…

    Hardback – 2015-04-29

  • Women and Sharia Law in Northern Indonesia

    Local Women's NGOs and the Reform of Islamic Law in Aceh

    By Dina Afrianty

    This book examines the life of women in the Indonesian province of Aceh, where Islamic law was introduced in 1999. It outlines how women have had to face the formalisation of conservative understandings of sharia law in regulations and new state institutions over the last decade or so, how they…

    Hardback – 2015-03-13
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Law and Policy for China's Market Socialism

    Edited by John Garrick

    This edited volume presents fresh empirical research on the emerging outcomes of China’s law reforms. The chapters examine China’s ‘going out’ policy by addressing the ways in which the underpinning legal reforms enable China to pursue its core interests and broad international responsibilities as…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Defending Rights in Contemporary China

    By Jonathan Benney

    The growth of rights defence movements in China reflects the increasing capacity of Chinese citizens to shape their own civic discourse in order to achieve diverse goals. Rights defence campaigns have taken novel forms which are unprecedented in China, including the use of the Internet by rights…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) East Asian Series

  • Ways of Knowing about Human Rights in Asia

    Edited by Vera Mackie

    This innovative multidisciplinary collection brings together the latest research on human rights issues in the Asian region, by leading scholars with a deep familiarity with the languages and cultures of the region. The contributors bring a range of disciplinary approaches, or ‘ways of knowing’ to…

    Hardback – 2014-12-05

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