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Forthcoming Asian Law Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Japan's International Fisheries Policy

    Law, Diplomacy and Politics Governing Resource Security

    By Roger D. Smith

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Few nations rely upon the ocean as much as Japan for livelihood, culture and transport. The seas have long played a vital role for the Japanese, helping to support the economic and social life of a nation that possesses few resources and little arable land, and sustain a population that has nearly...

    To Be Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Democracy and Transparency in the Indian State

    The Making of the Right to Information Act

    By Prashant Sharma

    Series: Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

    The enactment of the national Right to Information (RTI) Act in 2005 has been produced, consumed and celebrated as an important event of democratic deepening in India both in terms of the process that led to its enactment (arising from a grassroots movement) and its outcome (fundamentally altering...

    To Be Published October 8th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    To Be Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Insurance Law in China

    Edited by Johanna Hjalmarsson, Dingjing Huang

    Series: Contemporary Commercial Law

    The Chinese insurance market is expanding enormously as risk adversity takes hold in the economy while the role of the State as guarantor of commerce is gradually reduced. In addition, insurance is a heavily regulated field with detailed contract law stipulations. An introduction to regulation and...

    To Be Published December 8th 2014 by Informa Law from Routledge

  5. 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 January 31st 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  7. North Korea, International Law and the Dual Crises

    Rightlessness in a Nuclear State

    By Morse Tan

    This utilizes a unique international law perspective to examine the actions and inactions of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) in regard to international security and human rights concerns in North Korea. The book will demonstrate how the two issues of nuclear weapons and the human...

    To Be Published March 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Trans-Pacific Partnership and Global Trade Governance

    By Junji Nakagawa

    Series: Routledge Research in International Economic Law

    TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership), currently under negotiation among 11 countries of the Asia Pacific region, would become a path-breaking free trade agreement (FTA) of the 21st century. This book is the first academic attempt to locate the TPP within the broad context of the changing global trade...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Judicial Reform in Taiwan

    Institutionalising Democracy and the Diffusion of Law

    By Neil Chisholm

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    This book examines Taiwan’s judicial reform process, which began three years after the 1996 transition to democracy, in 1999, when Taiwanese legal and political leaders began discussing how to reform Taiwan’s judicial system to meet the needs of the new social and political conditions. Covering...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 15th 2015 by Routledge