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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. 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 13th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Policing in Hong Kong

    History and Reform

    By Kam C. Wong

    Series: Advances in Police Theory and Practice

    The HKP (Hong Kong Police), ‘Asia’s Finest’, is a battle-tested professional organization with strong leadership, competent staff, and deep culture. It is also a continuously learning and reforming agency in pursuit of organisational excellence. Policing in Hong Kong: History and Reform is the...

    To Be Published March 23rd 2015 by CRC Press

  3. Justice, Judocracy and Democracy in India

    Boundaries and Breaches

    By Sudhanshu Ranjan

    First published in 2012. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge India

  4. 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 April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Law, Policy, and Practice on China's Periphery

    Selective Adaptation and Institutional Capacity

    By Pitman B. Potter

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book examines the Chinese government’s policies and practices for relations with the Inner Periphery areas of Tibet, Xinjiang, and Inner Mongolia, and the Outer Periphery areas of Hong Kong and Taiwan focusing on themes of political authority, socio-cultural relations, and economic development...

    To Be Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Juries in the Japanese Legal System

    The Continuing Struggle for Citizen Participation and Democracy

    By Dimitri Vanoverbeke

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    Trial by jury is not a fundamental part of the Japanese legal system, but there has been a recent important move towards this with the introduction in 2009 of the lay assessor system whereby lay people sit with judges in criminal trials. This book considers the debates in Japan which surround this...

    To Be Published April 13th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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