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  1. Empirical Legal Analysis

    Assessing the performance of legal institutions

    Edited by Yun-chien Chang

    This innovative volume explores empirical legal issues around the world. While legal studies have traditionally been worked on and of letters and with a normative bent, in recent years quantitative methods have gained traction by offering a brand new perspective of understanding law. That is, legal...

    Published December 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Human Trafficking in Cambodia

    By Chenda Keo

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Reporting the findings of a comprehensive study of human trafficking in Cambodia, this book focuses on the characteristics and operations of the traffickers. It provides a theoretical framework that explains the emergence of the phenomenon, and the role of moral panic and western hegemony in the...

    Published October 16th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Law and Religion in Indonesia

    Conflict and the courts in West Java

    By Melissa Crouch

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Understanding and managing inter-religious relations, particularly between Muslims and Christians, presents a challenge for states around the world. This book investigates legal disputes between religious communities in the world’s largest majority-Muslim, democratic country, Indonesia. It...

    Published October 8th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Transitional Justice in South Asia

    A Study of Afghanistan and Nepal

    By Tazreena Sajjad

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    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...

    Published April 17th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Chinese Complaint Systems

    Natural Resistance

    By Qiang Fang

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    Complaint systems have existed in China for many years, and in 2004, a debate took place in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) over the Letters and Visits System (xinfang zhidu), which was designed to allow people to register complaints with the upper levels of the government. However, both...

    Published January 17th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Legal Pluralism in Indonesia

    Bridging the Unbridgeable

    By Ratno Lukito

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    With the revival of Islamic law and adat (customary) law in the country, this book investigates the history and phenomenon of legal pluralism in Indonesia. It looks at how the ideal of modernity in Indonesia has been characterized by a state-driven effort in the post-colonial era to make the...

    Published June 26th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Defending Rights in Contemporary China

    By Jonathan Benney

    Series: Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) East Asian Series

    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...

    Published June 24th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Law and Policy for China's Market Socialism

    Edited by John Garrick

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    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...

    Published April 8th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Freedom of Information Reform in China

    Information Flow Analysis

    By Weibing Xiao

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    Freedom of Information (FOI) in China is often perceived as a recent and intriguing phenomenon. This book presents a more complex and detailed understanding of the evolution of FOI in China, using information flow analysis to explore the gradual development of government receptivity to FOI in an...

    Published October 13th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Corruption and Law in Indonesia

    By Simon Butt

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Indonesia has transformed from one of South East Asia’s most repressive and centralised political systems to its most decentralised and democratic. Despite this, obstacles still remain that hinder Indonesia achieving the ‘rule of law’, and in particular, the country is consistently ranked as having...

    Published October 3rd 2011 by Routledge

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