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  1. Legal Pluralism in Indonesia

    Bridging the Unbridgeable

    By Ratno Lukito

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    With the revival of Islamic law and adat (customary) law in the country, this book investigates the history and phenomenon of legal pluralism in Indonesia. It looks at how the ideal of modernity in Indonesia has been characterized by a state-driven effort in the post-colonial era to make the...

    Published June 26th 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    Published June 24th 2012 by Routledge

  3. The Judicialization of Politics in Asia

    Edited by Björn Dressel

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    Over the last two decades courts have become major players in the political landscape in Asia. This book assesses what is driving this apparent trend toward judicialization in the region. It looks at the variations within the judicialization trend, and how these variations affect political practice...

    Published May 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  4. Gender and Transitional Justice

    The Women of East Timor

    By Susan Harris Rimmer

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Gender and Transitional Justice provides the first comprehensive feminist analysis of the role of international law in formal transitional justice mechanisms. Using East Timor as a case study, it offers reflections on transitional justice administered by a UN transitional administration. Often...

    Published May 9th 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    Published April 8th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Tools of Justice

    Non-discrimination and the Indian Constitution

    By Kalpana Kannabiran

    In the years since independence, the Indian subcontinent has witnessed an alarming rise in violence against marginalized communities, with an increasing number of groups pushed to the margins of the democratic order. Against this background of violence, injustice and the abuse of rights, this book...

    Published February 29th 2012 by Routledge India

  7. The Changing Chinese Legal System, 1978 – Present

    Centralization of Power and Rationalization of the Legal System

    By Bin Liang

    Series: East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture

    This groundbreaking book examines the changing Chinese legal system since 1978. In addition to historical analyses of changes at the economic, political-legal, and social levels, Liang gives special attention to crime and punishment functions of the legal system, and the current judicial...

    Published February 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  8. Asian Yearbook of International Law

    Volume 15 (2009)

    Edited by B.S. Chimni, Miyoshi Masahiro, Javaid Rehman

    Series: Asian Yearbook of International Law

    Launched in 1991, The Asian Yearbook of International Law is a major refereed publication dedicated to international law issues as seen primarily from an Asian perspective, under the auspices of the Foundation for the Development of International Law in Asia (DILA). It is the first publication of...

    Published December 1st 2011 by Routledge

  9. Freedom of Information Reform in China

    Information Flow Analysis

    By Weibing Xiao

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    Freedom of Information (FOI) in China is often perceived as a recent and intriguing phenomenon. This book presents a more complex and detailed understanding of the evolution of FOI in China, using information flow analysis to explore the gradual development of government receptivity to FOI in an...

    Published October 13th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Police Reform in China

    By Kam C. Wong

    Series: Advances in Police Theory and Practice

    With nearly 20 percent of the world’s population located in China, what happens there is significant to all nations. Sweeping changes have altered the cultural landscape of China, and as opportunities for wealth have grown in recent years, so have opportunities for crime. Police Reform in China...

    Published October 10th 2011 by CRC Press