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Forthcoming Asian Law Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 18 forthcoming new books in the subject of Asian Law — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

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Forthcoming Books

  1. International Engagement in China’s Human Rights

    Edited by Titus Chen, Dingding Chen

    Series: China Policy Series

    Since the Tiananmen Square incident in 1989 there has been increasing international pressure on China to improve its approach to human rights, whilst at the same time the Chinese government has itself realised that it needs to improve its approach, and has indeed done much to implement improvements...

    To Be Published July 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Justice, Judocracy and Democracy in India

    Boundaries and Breaches

    By Sudhanshu Ranjan

    This book offers an innovative approach to studying ‘judicial activism’ in the Indian context in tracing its history and relevance since 1773. While discussing the varying roles of the judiciary, it delineates the boundaries of different organs of the State — judiciary, executive and legislature —...

    To Be Published August 13th 2015 by Routledge India

  3. Understanding Institutional Shareholder Activism

    A Comparative Study of the UK and China

    By Bo Gong

    Series: Routledge Research in Corporate Law

    Institutional shareholder participation has long been considered as vital to good corporate governance yet its potential does not seem to have been realized. The recent banking crisis exposed the passivity of some institutional shareholders, many of whom appear to have chosen to sell their...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 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...

    To Be Published November 19th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Singapore Arbitration Legislation

    Annotated, 2nd Edition

    By Robert Merkin, Johanna Hjalmarsson

    Series: Lloyd's Arbitration Law Library

    The 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...

    To Be Published December 30th 2015 by Informa Law from Routledge

  6. Capturing Caste in Law

    The Legal Regulation of Caste Discrimination

    By Annapurna Waughray

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    This book will examine the legal regulation of caste discrimination in three key legal spheres: in India (the world’s largest caste-affected country and the country with the greatest experience of using law to tackle such discrimination); in international human rights law; and in Britain, the first...

    To Be Published December 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Constitution Making in Asia

    Decolonisation and State-Building in the Aftermath of the British Empire

    Edited by Harshan Kumarasingham

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    This book examines the process of constitutional formation in the era of decolonisation and state building in Asia. Britain’s main imperial possessions in the region were granted independence in the 1940s and 1950s and needed to craft constitutions for their new states. Invariably the indigenous...

    To Be Published January 1st 2016 by Routledge

  8. Confucian Constitutionalism in East Asia

    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 February 28th 2016 by Routledge

  9. Constitutional Interpretation in Singapore

    Theory and Practice

    Edited by Jaclyn L Neo

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    At the heart of constitutional interpretation is the struggle between, on the one hand, fidelity to founding meanings, and, on the other hand, creative interpretation to suit the context and needs of an evolving society. This book considers the recent growth of constitutional interpretation cases...

    To Be Published February 28th 2016 by Routledge

  10. Pluralism, Intolerance and Democracy in Indonesia

    Edited by Tim Lindsey, Helen Pausacker

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    In recent years Indonesia, which despite its Muslim majority has always been exceptional for its diversity, has seen a rise in “majoritarianism”, with conservative Islamist groups seeking to impose their interpretation of religion, including all the connected areas of social and public life. There...

    To Be Published February 28th 2016 by Routledge