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Forthcoming Asian Law Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Corporate Crime in China

    History and contemporary debates

    By Zhenjie Zhou

    Series: Routledge-WIAS Interdisciplinary Studies

    Corporate crime in China has garnered worldwide attention and in the recent years we have witnessed positive legislative and administrative efforts by the Chinese government to prevent corporate misconducts. This book first defines the meaning of corporate crime in China and answers the basic...

    To Be Published September 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. International Investment Law

    A Chinese Perspective

    By Guiguo Wang

    Series: Routledge Research in International Economic Law

    Increasing and intensified cross-border economic exchange such as trade and investment is an important feature of globalization. In the past, a distinction could be made between capital importing and exporting countries, or host and home countries for foreign direct investment (FDI). Due to...

    To Be Published September 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. China’s Human Rights Lawyers

    Advocacy and Resistance

    By Eva Pils

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    This book offers a unique insight into the role of human rights lawyers in Chinese law and politics. In her extensive account, Eva Pils shows how these practitioners are important as legal advocates for victims of injustice and how bureaucratic systems of control operate to subdue and marginalise...

    To Be Published September 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. Rethinking Law and Development

    The Chinese experience

    Edited by Guanghua Yu

    This book is the result of the collective effort of some of the foremost experts and scholars of Chinese law, Asian law, and Chinese economics and carefully examines the relationship between law and China’s economic development. Serious inquiries and candid opinions of the contributors have made...

    To Be Published October 29th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  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 February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. Policing in Hong Kong

    History and Reform

    By Kam C. Wong

    Series: Advances in Police Theory and Practice

    Much has changed in Hong Kong since the 1997 reversion of political authority from England to China. This book contributes to our understanding of challenges and opportunities facing Hong Kong after this monumental shift. Thematically organized, the book discusses issues of most concern to policing...

    To Be Published March 12th 2015 by CRC Press