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Forthcoming Asian Law Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Women and Sharia Law in Northern Indonesia

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

    By Dina Afrianty

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    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...

    To Be Published March 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Handbook of Asian Law

    Edited by Christoph Antons

    This handbook is a cutting-edge and comprehensive resource which surveys the interdisciplinary field of Asian Law. Written by an international team of experts, articles cover issues as diverse as gender equality, the religious revival, discourses on the rule of law, human rights, Corporate...

    To Be Published June 14th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Land Grabs in Asia

    What Role for the Law?

    Edited by Connie Carter, Andrew Harding

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    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...

    To Be Published July 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Contract Law - China and Europe Compared

    Edited by Jan M. Smits, Shiyuan Han, Chen Lei, Nicole Kornet

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    This book investigates contract law in China and Europe in a comparative and cross-cultural perspective. It develops a methodological framework for comparison of Chinese and European law, and applies this framework to the field of contract law. Written by researchers and experts in the field, the...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Deliberating Environmental Policy in India

    Participation and the Role of Advocacy

    By Sunayana Ganguly

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

    As one of the world’s largest and most bio-diverse countries, India’s approach to environmental policy will be very important in tackling global environmental challenges. Since the economic liberalization of the 1990s in India, environmental policy making has seen a slow shift from top-down...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Confucian Constitutionalism in East Asian Law

    By Bui Ngoc Son

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    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...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Politics and Constitutions in Southeast Asia

    Edited by Marco Bünte, Björn Dressel

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    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...

    To Be Published October 30th 2015 by Routledge