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  1. The Trans Pacific Partnership, China and India

    Economic and Political Implications

    By Amitendu Palit

    The United States and 11 other countries from both sides of the Pacific are currently negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The agreement is expected to set new benchmark for international trade through its comprehensive coverage of issues and binding regulations. It is...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Evolution of a Revolution

    Forty Years of the Singapore Constitution

    Edited by Li-ann Thio, Kevin Y.L. Tan

    This book presents a timely assessment of the impact of history, politics and economics in shaping the Singapore Constitution, going beyond the descriptive narrative, the authors will cast a critical eye over the developments of the last 40 years....

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge-Cavendish

  3. Law, Wealth and Power in China

    Commercial Law Reforms in Context

    Edited by John Garrick

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book examines the law reforms of contemporary China in light of the Party-state’s ideological transformation and the political economy that shapes these reforms. This involves analysing three interrelated domains: law reform, power and wealth. The contributors to this volume employ a variety...

    Published March 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 10th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 10th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 21st 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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 11th 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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 24th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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 9th 2013 by Routledge