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Forthcoming Asian Law Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 13 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. 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 12th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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 June 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 21st 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 July 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 September 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 October 20th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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 November 29th 2015 by Routledge