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  1. UNCLOS and Ocean Dispute Settlement

    Law and Politics in the South China Sea

    By Nong Hong

    The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) offers a legal framework for the sustainable development of the oceans and their natural resources. However, recently there have been calls to amend the Convention due to some ambiguous provisions which are unable to address a variety of...

    Published January 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    Published December 9th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Democracy, Media and Law in Malaysia and Singapore

    A Space for Speech

    Edited by Andrew T. Kenyon, Tim Marjoribanks, Amanda Whiting

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    Commentators on the media in Southeast Asia either emphasise with optimism the prospect for new media to provide possibilities for greater democratic discourse, or else, less optimistically, focus on the continuing ability of governments to exercise tight and sophisticated control of the media....

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Transnational Crime and Human Rights

    Responses to Human Trafficking in the Greater Mekong Subregion

    By Susan Kneebone, Julie Debeljak

    Transnational Crime and Human Rights offers an evaluation of the responses to the transnational crime of human trafficking and governance of the issue through a case study of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS), which comprises Cambodia, the People's Republic of China, Lao People's Democratic...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Justice and Governance in East Timor

    Indigenous Approaches and the 'New Subsistence State'

    By Rod Nixon

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Focusing on the case study of Timor Leste, this book presents the New Subsistence State as a conceptual tool for understanding governance challenges in countries characterised by subsistence economic and social relations. It examines the ways in which Timor Leste conforms to the typology of the New...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  6. China's Supreme Court

    By Ronald C. Keith, Zhiqiu Lin, Shumei Hou

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book examines the learning curve of the People's Supreme Court of China as an expanding Chinese national institution that has played a key role in the struggle for the rule of law in China. Within the unity of state administration and the requirements of the constitution, the court has...

    Published October 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Law and Religion in Indonesia

    Conflict and the courts in West Java

    By Melissa Crouch

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Understanding and managing inter-religious relations, particularly between Muslims and Christians, presents a challenge for states around the world. This book investigates legal disputes between religious communities in the world’s largest majority-Muslim, democratic country, Indonesia. It...

    Published October 8th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Law and Development in Asia

    Edited by Gerald Paul McAlinn, Caslav Pejovic

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    This book fills a gap in the literature by presenting a comprehensive overview of the key issues relating to law and development in Asia. Over recent decades, experts in law and development have produced multiple theories on law and development, none of which were derived from close study of Asian...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Human Security, Transnational Crime and Human Trafficking

    Asian and Western Perspectives

    Edited by Shiro Okubo, Louise Shelley

    Series: Routledge Transnational Crime and Corruption

    In recent years, drug use, illegal migration and human trafficking have all become more common in Asia, North America and Asia: the problems of organized crime and human trafficking are no longer confined to operating at the traditional regional level. This book fills a gap in the current...

    Published September 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Quest for Japan's New Constitution

    An Analysis of Visions and Constitutional Reform Proposals 1980-2009

    By Christian G. Winkler

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    This book examines the many attempts over the last three decades to revise Japan’s constitution. As the book shows, these attempts at revision have been relatively conservative, aiming to embed in the constitution visions of a different future for Japan. Specific reforms advocated include: enabling...

    Published September 22nd 2013 by Routledge